Kingston to offer SSDNow V310

Sanghamitra Kar
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MUMBAI, INDIA: Kingston, has announced its latest addition to the SSDNow V300 series, the V310. The Kingston SSDNow V310 solid-state drive boosts system responsiveness while also offering 960GB capacity to store all movies, music, games, files and applications.


The new SSDNow V310 is 10x faster than a 7200RPM hard-disk drive1 as a result of the Phison 3108 controller and 450MB/s read and write speeds2. With no moving mechanical parts, SSDNow V310 is shock-proof, uses less energy and stays cool making it more reliable and less likely to fail than standard hard-disk drives.

The SSDNow V310 drive will be available in India by the next month, either as a stand-alone drive or as all-in-one kits that include all the accessories needed plus software to clone files and OS to make for an easy install. The drive will be backed by a three-year warranty, free technical support and reliability.

Kingston SSDNow V310 Features and Specifications:


· Form factor: 2.5-inch drive available in 7.0mm with adapter to fit in 9.5mm systems

· Silent: runs silent and cool

· Interface: SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) - with backwards compatibility to SATA Rev. 2.0


· Capacities3: 960GB

· Baseline Performance4:

o Compressible Data Transfer (ATTO)


- 450MB/s Read and 450MB/s Write

o Incompressible Data Transfer (AS-SSD and CrystalDiskMark)

- 500MB/s Read and 440MB/s Write


o IOMETER Maximum Random 4k Read/Write

- 40,000 IOPS and 20,000 IOPS

o Random 4k Read/Write


- 27,000 IOPS and 10,500 IOPS

o PCMARK 8 Storage Bandwidth Score

- 4,700


· Power Consumption: 0.08 W Idle / 1.28 W Avg/ 1.16 W (MAX) Read / 5.39 W (MAX) Write

· Storage temperature: -40°F to 185°F (-40°C to 85°C)

· Operating temperature: 32°F to 158°F (0°C to 70°C)

· Dimensions : 69.8mm x 100.1mm x 7mm

· Weight: 92.5g

· Vibration operating: 2.17G Peak (7-800Hz)

· Vibration non-operating: 20G Peak (10-2000Hz)

· Life expectancy: 1 million hours MTBF

· Total Bytes Written (TBW)6: 2,728TB 2.56DWPD8