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Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3B/120G 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (upgrade bundle kit)

  • 2.5"
  • 120GB
  • SATA III
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Learn more about the Kingston Technology Corp. SKC100S3B/120G

General

Brand
Kingston
Series
SSDNow KC100 Series
Model
SKC100S3B/120G
Device Type
Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (upgrade bundle kit)
Used For
Consumer

Physical

Form Factor
2.5"
Capacity
120GB
Interface
SATA III
Controller
SandForce
Height
9.5mm
Width
69.85mm
Depth
100mm

Performance

Max Sequential Read
Up to 555MB/s
Max Sequential Write
Up to 510MB/s
4KB Random Read
Up to 20,000 IOPS
4KB Random Write
Up to 60,000 IOPS
MTBF
1,000,000 hours

Features

Features
Max Random 4k Read: 90,000 IOPS
Max Random 4k Write: 70,000 IOPS
Sequential Reads (SATA Rev. 2.0 ): Up to 280MB/s
Sequential Writes (SATA Rev. 2.0 ): Up to 260MB/s

Endurance - Data Integrity Protection featuring DuraClass Technology

Dependable - RAISE for advanced data reliability

Secure - self-encrypting drive

Durable - DuraWrite optimizes writes to extend endurance

Environmental

Power Consumption (Idle)
0.46W
Power Consumption (Active)
2.05W
Operating Temperature
0°C ~ +70°C
Storage Temperature
-40°C ~ +85°C
Max Vibration Resistance
20G

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 5 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 5 years


Customer Reviews of the Kingston Technology Corp. SKC100S3B/120G

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  • Bandar A.
  • 11/5/2012 4:51:17 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat SSD Drive

Pros: Fast, Reliable, Long Life MTBF >1,000,000Hrs

Cons: None

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  • Dzung D.
  • 6/30/2012 5:13:00 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsDead in 2 months

Pros: Fast
Quiet
Bracket and Acronis backup

Cons: Price
Unreliable

Other Thoughts: Worked for 2 months then died. Luckily i had a backup and it saved the day.

Manufacturer Response:

We apologize for the issue you experienced. Please call our Support Staff at 1-800-435-0640 (USA and Canada only) M - F 6am - 6pm PT and one of our Technical Support Representatives will assist you. Please be sure to have the part on hand if you call in.

Thank you for selecting Kingston as your upgrade partner.

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  • Ryan B.
  • 5/9/2012 10:24:35 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsWorks Flawlessly

Pros: Put two KC100 120GB SSDs in RAID1 on an LSI MegaRAID, and set to boot. Works perfectly running Windows 7 Professional, with 8 second boot times. Zero issues operational. In RAID1, read times are remarkable when loading any software.

Cons: None. Kingston makes a great SSD.

Other Thoughts: Looking forward to getting more...

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  • Phil H.
  • 4/5/2012 5:55:17 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

1 out of 5 eggsnot for me

Pros: price and red is my favorite color

Cons: I tried these on my lsi card. no luck, card wont even see them.

Manufacturer Response:

We apologize for the issue you are having. In order to better assist you, please call our Support Staff at 1-800-435-0640 (USA and Canada only) and one of our Technical Support Representatives will assist you with the problem and a replacement should you need one. Please be sure to have the part on hand if you call in.

Thank you for selecting Kingston as your upgrade partner.

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