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Custom LSI controller 1.8" Form Factor Power efficient High capacity
  • SSDNow V300 Drive

    Kingston’s SSDNow V300 solid-state drive is a cost-effective way to revive your computer. It’s 10x faster than a hard drive plus more reliable, more durable and shock-proof. It features an LSI® SandForce® controller customized for Kingston and best-in-class components, and is available in kits with all the accessories needed for an effortless transition to the latest technology. For added peace of mind, it’s backed by a three-year warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston® reliability.

    Features

    • Fast — 10x faster than a 7200RPM hard drive
    • High Quality — features an LSI® SandForce® controller customized for Kingston
    • Reliable — with no moving parts, solid-state drives are less likely to fail than standard hard drives
    • Economical — design optimized to make migrating to an SSD more affordable
    • Convenient — all-in-one kits with all the components for easy installation
    • Multiple capacities — to fit your workload
    • Guaranteed — three-year warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston reliability
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    • "Replaced the SATA 7200 RPM drive with this SSD. WOW. The PC boots much quicker. The PC is also noticeably..."

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    • "The boot up times and application load times are better than brand new i7 laptops with HDDs and the rugge..."

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    • "A very good investment."

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    • "This is the best upgrade that I have ever made to a computer."

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    • "Works well with Acronis True Image to clone and replace your old drive."

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    • "I am very impressed by the performance boost and how well it out performed a standard hard drive"

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  • SSDNow KC380 Drive

    Kingston’s KC380 SSDNow solid-state drive features a small case form factor that fits in notebooks, sub-notebooks, tablet PCs and netbooks with a smaller physical device storage footprint. Lighter than a traditional hard drive, it lets users take advantage of the durability, reliability and performance improvements of Flash memory in systems currently using 1.8" hard drives and is the ultimate hard drive replacement.

    KC380 consumes less power and generates less heat than a traditional HDD — at a fraction of the cost of a new system. It offers advanced data integrity protection and an award-winning SandForce® second-generation SSD processor with DuraClass™ technology. DuraClass features include DuraWrite™ and advanced wear-leveling to extend the life of the drive and garbage collection and over-provisioning for consistent performance and a longer life for your SSD and your data.

    KC380 is backed by a three-year warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston® reliability.

    Features

    • Fast — dramatic performance increase for any system upgrade
    • Endurance — Data Integrity Protection featuring DuraClass technology
    • Durable — DuraWrite optimizes writes to extend endurance
    • Multiple capacities the right capacity to meet your storage needs
    • Supports SMART — monitors the status of your drive
    • Supports TRIM — maintains maximum performance on compatible operating systems
    • Guaranteed — three-year warranty, free technical support
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  • SSDNow KC300 Drive

    Kingston’s KC300 SSDNow solid-state drive is one of the most power-efficient SSDs on the market. It provides up to 40 minutes more battery life than a hard drive*, to let you do more work from a single charge.

    KC300 features enterprise-grade SMART attributes that track wear range data, SSD life left, write amplification and total bytes written to analyze your workload and monitor the drive’s health. Its Advanced Data Integrity Protection includes DuraWrite and RAISE™ for a longer life for your data and your drive.

    KC300 supports TCG Opal 2.0, IEEE 1667 and Microsoft eDrive, making it ideal for companies using client management software to centrally manage security policies, password recovery, compliance logging, automatic updates and user creation/deletion5. Kingston has successfully tested interoperability on a variety of platforms, including WinMagic, Embassy Wave and McAfee servers and clients.

    The KC300 SSD is backed by a three-year warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston® reliability.

    Features

    • Advanced Power Management – extends notebook battery life during a typical computing session
    • Fast – dramatic performance increase for any system upgrade
    • Endurance – Data Integrity Protection featuring DuraClass technology
    • Durable – DuraWrite optimizes writes to extend endurance
    • Dependable – RAISE reduces the number of uncorrectable errors on the drive
    • Multiple capacities – the right capacity to meet your storage needs
    • Supports TCG Opal 2.0 and IEEE 1667
    • Guaranteed – three-year warranty, free technical support
  • TCG Opal

    As of 12 January 2015, Kingston is shipping an updated version of the KC300. This new version supports TCG Opal 2.0 and IEEE 1667, and there are no changes in drive performance as a result of this update. This new configuration is set at the factory and cannot be enabled via field updater. It is easy to identify which version of the drive you are using by looking at the label. The new label contains the 32-character PSID which makes it easier to revert a managed drive back to factory default.

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  • SSDNow KC310 Drive

    With 960GB of storage capacity, SSDNow KC310 is Kingston’s largest business class solid-state drive. A true HDD replacement, it’s easy to transition to; now there are no tradeoffs needed between performance and capacity.

    SSDNow KC310 features an 8-channel Phison S10 controller plus a DDR3 DRAM cache and quad-core processor for speeds of 550MB/s read and 520MB/s write. Its high IOPS reduce application latency and improve bootup and responsiveness to increase productivity and extend the life of existing HDD-based systems.

    KC310 delivers end-to-end data protection with Advanced Smart ECC and Flash ECC protection for advanced data reliability. Intelligent data error correction fixes up to 120bits for every 2KB of data and, in the event of an error, data is rebuilt.

    For added peace of mind, KC310 has firmware-based power loss protection. To maintain data integrity in case of unexpected power loss, the drive ensures data in cache is constantly flushed and hardened to NAND.

    SSDNow KC310 is backed by a three-year warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston® reliability.

    Features

    • High Capacity — more room to store applications and data
    • High Performance — allows user to fully exploit the potential of their systems while enhancing productivity
    • End-to-end data protection — provides intelligent data error correction for advanced data reliability
    • Firmware-based power loss protection enables drive to recover from unsafe power shutdown
    • Supports S.M.A.R.T — monitors the status of your drive
    • Supports TRIM — maintains maximum performance on compatible operating systems
    • Guaranteed — three-year warranty and free technical support
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SSDs in a Business Environment


Notebook and desktop PC use

Kingston solid-state drives will make your system boot quicker, load applications faster and shut down faster. They are ideal for notebook and desktop use to increase the performance of common office and multimedia applications. Learn more

Extending the life of older systems

Kingston SSDs will not only increase performance and make data more secure but they can also be used to extend the life of older systems and enable an organization to delay a PC refresh and potentially save thousands of dollars.

Multimedia

If you work with large images or video files, you know that these files and the applications that use them are very dependent on your drive’s storage performance. Whether you are applying layers and effects to an image or editing HD video content, an SSD can deliver more data faster than a traditional hard drive.

Technical Briefs and Videos

What is DuraWrite?

Available in Kingston Enterprise SSDs, DuraWrite™ helps extend the life of an SSD
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What is SMART?

Self Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology can help you analyze your data
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What is RAISE?

RAISE provides advanced error correction for SSDs
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TBW and how to calculate

How to measure endurance in Total Bytes Written in SSDs
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WAF and how to calculate

How to measure Write Amplification Factor in SSDs
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Overprovisioning

Learn how overprovisioning can provide increase performance and extend the life of an SSD
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Enterprise vs client SSDs

Learn the difference between an enterprise SSD and a client SSD
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Effects of Garbage Collection and TRIM on SSD performance

See how these features impact solid-state drive performance
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Whitepapers

Read reports on SSD-related topics.

“The practical use and operational value of Kingston Client SSDs”

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“Upgrading your old system with SSD vs. performance of new system with hard drive”

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Case Studies

Learn how companies like yours put SSDs to work.

Qualcomm

SSD performance and productivity revitalize notebook assets
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Kingston

Leveraging SSDs to improve user satisfaction and boost employee productivity
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ARC Productions

Film production company uses Kingston SSDs to create blockbuster special effects
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