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Kingston SSDNow V300 Series SV300S37A/120G 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

  • 2.5"
  • 120GB
  • SATA III
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Learn more about the Kingston Technology Corp. SV300S37A/120G

General

Brand
Kingston
Series
SSDNow V300 Series
Model
SV300S37A/120G
Device Type
Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
Used For
Consumer

Physical

Form Factor
2.5"
Capacity
120GB
Interface
SATA III
Height
7mm
Width
69.85mm
Depth
100mm
Weight
86g

Performance

Max Sequential Read
Up to 450 MB/s
Max Sequential Write
Up to 450 MB/s
4KB Random Read
Up to 85,000 IOPS
4KB Random Write
Up to 55,000 IOPS
MTBF
1,000,000 hours

Features

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

Environmental

Power Consumption (Idle)
0.640W
Power Consumption (Active)
1.423 W Read / 2.052 W Write
Operating Temperature
0°C ~ +70°C
Storage Temperature
-40°C ~ +85°C
Max Vibration Resistance
Vibration operating: 2.17G Peak (7-800Hz)
Vibration non-operating: 20G Peak (10-2000Hz)

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Dale N.
  • 9/28/2014 3:38:53 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice SSD

This review is from: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series SV300S37A/120G 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Easy install. Nice upgrade to a relative's computer.

Cons: None so far.

Other Thoughts: N/A

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  • Anonymous
  • 9/27/2014 10:30:32 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFast

This review is from: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series SV300S37A/120G 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: really fast in a amd apu. windows 7 loads like in 8 seconds vs like 20-25 seconds before. apps also run pretty fast.

Cons: none

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  • Sunghyeon K.
  • 9/26/2014 8:04:36 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsKingston SSD

This review is from: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series SV300S37A/120G 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Good value for the price, expected performance as known.
Not the best SSD, but delivers good performance

Cons: So far, so good. No complains

Other Thoughts: It is good for those who want to upgrade laptop, but stay within budget and minor upgrade

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  • Charity W.
  • 9/23/2014 5:33:05 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggskinston ssd NOW! 120gb

This review is from: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series SV300S37A/120G 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Good price, reliable, good construction, Kingston quality ,fast, compatibility

Cons: not free

Other Thoughts: boots windows 7 pro faster than a DLP tv can turn on!

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  • JAMES H.
  • 9/18/2014 6:48:05 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series SV300S37A/120G 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Nice price.

Cons: This drive worked just fine when first installed. I have one in 3 systems. However, after a few months time, the drive goes off-line, usually for 10 to 30 seconds. Now the problem has grown to the point where the system crashes or does not always boot.

Other Thoughts: For your own well being, DO NOT BUY THIS DRIVE.

Manufacturer Response:

Hi, I'm Jewel with Kingston Technical Support. We apologize for the issue experienced with the V300 drive. We perform 100% testing on all of our products to ensure quality and reliability, detailed here: http://www.kingston.com/us/company/testing . Although even with thorough testing, all electronic components have a small chance of failure. However, if this is occurring with all three drives there may be something else going on. We are here to help and can troubleshoot with you to determine what may be causing the issue. For assistance, please call us at 1-800-435-0640 (USA and Canada only) M - F 6am - 6pm PT and I or another available Technician will assist you.

Thank you for selecting Kingston as your upgrade partner.

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  • Anonymous
  • 9/15/2014 10:08:36 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsfailed after 1 year

This review is from: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series SV300S37A/120G 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: did its job pretty good for one year didn't have any problems the whole time.

Cons: quit working one day out of the blue. at the very worst possible time nonetheless. did its job for the time but I think that an ssd should last more than one year. I think I'll try a different brand this time. 120gb seemed big at first but eventually got small and annoying.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello, I'm Jewel with Kingston Technical Support. We apologize for the issue experienced with the V300 drive. The drive should last more than a year and SSDs in general tend to last longer than they are relevant. We stand by all our products and can replace the drive under it's three year warranty. Please call us at 1-800-435-0640 (USA and Canada only) M - F 6am - 6pm PT and I or another available Technician will assist you.

Thank you for selecting Kingston as your upgrade partner.

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  • Michel L.
  • 9/15/2014 10:22:48 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSolid

This review is from: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series SV300S37A/120G 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: it just work's.
solid performance for several months now.

Cons: It get small when you start putting a few games in there..

Other Thoughts: 120Gig is good for the os and maybe 2-3 big games but it get cramped pretty fast and I will look into buying another SSD just for games. Taking a bigger drive from the start would have been more simple.

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  • Orion G.
  • 9/14/2014 11:53:59 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsall good

This review is from: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series SV300S37A/120G 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: I have purchased a few of these over time and they have all been good

Cons: none

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  • L R.
  • 9/12/2014 6:59:23 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsKingston RMA process worked great!!!

This review is from: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series SV300S37A/120G 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: SSD failed after a few months. Went to Kingston's RMA process and got the best response I have ever gotten on returning a product. 24 hour email response and then talked with an actual person when I called Customer Service. Took less than a week for a full turn-around of a new SSD.

Cons: none

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  • Jennifer W.
  • 9/12/2014 3:16:29 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsKingston SSDNow V300 Series SV300S37A/120G 2.5" 120GB

This review is from: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series SV300S37A/120G 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: At the time it was an affordable SSD and had good reviews. It defiantly sped up my boot times but that's about it.

Cons: In real world usage,(cs5, Maya, and other programs) There was no program open time improvements over my wd rapture 250 gig drive. I recently updated the firmware on the drive and no improvements. (Ran crystal disk and hd tune pro before and after the update and no speed improvements according to the results.)

Other Thoughts: If the drive dropped to the 40 usd price range then id probably buy another one and maby use it for a scratch disk. But even then with the 240 and 512 gig drives in the 100-200 price range I really couldn't see spending 40 on this drive.

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