The company Kingston has been one of the most consistent hardware manufacturers for computers. They keep innovating and launch new products from time to time. Today we have the Kingston SSDNow KC380 60GB SSD to be reviewed. We at Technary are always excited to review the Kingston Products. The main reason is that the first product which we reviewed was of Kingston. It was none other than a Kingston DataTraveler.
For the readers:
What is SSD?
Solid State Drive(SSD)s are reliable upgrades for a system. It is a data storage device which has integrated circuit which assemblies memory to store the data persistently. They come in various sizes. They are portable and also known for easy backup solution. The performance of these SSDs are very good when you go for upgrade. They are a bit costly for sure.
Kingston SSDNow KC380 60GB
At first glance you can notice the sticker of Kingston on the device. It is 5 mm thick an is having a weight of just 27 grams. The dimensions of the device are 7.8×0.5×5.4cm. The design is made well in standards of fitting the device in notebooks and in PCs. The lightweight device comes in a thin metal case.
The drive width is 1.8 inch and the interface is SATA/600 and this SSD is an internal type. It is easily durable. It has a mSATA connector. So kindly check your PSU power connectors before buying these kind of drives.
The storage capacity of this device is 60GB. The actual RAM size of the device is 61440 MB and the wattage is 1 watt. Maximum read transfer rate observed was 550MBps and the maximum Write transfer rate was observed to be 520MBps. The maximum external data transfer rate is 768MBps.
The device is shockproof. It is cool and quiet for sure. The other features include in this device are DuraClass, DuraWrite, wear leveling and TRIM Command. The form factor of the device is 1.8 inch. As this device uses very less power so the heat generated in the drive is also less. The performance of the device is stable.
This SSD is powered by SandForce second generation SSD processor. So while you are using the system and doing your work, the device takes care of the data integrity. It is a very useful function as data integrity is a very important aspect for personal as well as corporate users. The SSD gives a proper boost in the output for sure.
It is like an upgrade option for your system. The SSD is equipped with DuraClass Technology. It does helps in the long period of usage without any hassle. If you use this drive as your primary partition will surely boost your operating system`s output.
A warranty of 3 years is provided with this device which is a very good thing for the customers.
This SSD is very good in performance and the value it is providing. For a normal user a 60GB SSD is sufficient for high data transfer speeds. But if you have more requirement then you can go for larger spaces. This upgrade in your system will enhance and you can transfer the files swiftly, but of course for a good amount of price. The price of this drive is Rs.10,020.