The technology is getting advanced and the SSDs are now getting more attention. The fact is that the price of per GB with the HDDs is very high as compared to the SSDs. Also the performance of SSDs are measurably faster. Today we are going to review the Kingston UV100 60GB SSD. This SSD is now getting explored by us.
Kingston SSDNow UV 100 60GB Features
This solid state drive has a weight of 141g. The product dimensions are 18.6 x 13.4 x 1.8 cm of the drive. The design of the SSD is standard.
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The model name is SUV100S37A/60G. This is a hard-drive giving high-performance hard drive replacement which will surely improve the system`s responsiveness of the system. The form factor of the device is 2.5”. The interface is SATA Rev 3.0(6Gb/s) and with a backward compatibility of SATA Rev 2.0 (3Gb/s).
The storage temperature of the device is -40 to 85 degree Celsius. While the operating temperature varies is 0 to 70 degree Celsius. The vibration while operating is 2.17G Peak(7-800Hz) and while non operating it is 20G Peak(10-2000Hz). The users have to make a few changes in the BIOS settings if you want to make the SSD as your primary device.
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So in the BIOS settings the user will have to make the change from the SATA mode from IDE to AHCI before installing windows on it. If this is not done then the SSD won`t work. So users should note it down and make the necessary changes. This SSD has the 19mm Nand storage units. These units are controlled by a SATA3 interface. This interface is capable of giving a data transfer rate of upto 6Gbps.
The storage capacity of the device is 60GB. It helps to give a high reading and writing speeds of upto 425 MB/s. This SSD is compatible with both the SATA 2 and SATA 3. Still the users should prefer the SATA3 for better performance.
The users get a warranty of 2 years from Kingston with free technical support.
Worth the price for using it for faster reading & writing speeds. Only concern is that the motherboard should be having SATA3 for best performance. Do check that before buying the SSD.