|Adding an SSD to a desktop already using a standard hard disk drive is a smart and efficient way to upgrade. Transferring the operating system and applications from the HDD to the SSD allows the SSD to be used as a bootable drive that takes full advantage of the Flash-based technology. The SSD and the HDD then co-exist to drive optimal performance in the upgraded desktop.
For notebooks, SSDNow drives are a perfect replacement for hard drives resulting in faster, more reliable performance. Making this change will improve a notebook's efficiency in a wide range of tasks, from booting up to running the most robust operating system and demanding applications.
SSDNow uses a standard SATA interface but, unlike a regular HDD, SSD is very rugged and built with no moving parts, making it ideal for power users and road warriors who push the limits of their notebooks. Other benefits include reduced power usage, less noise and less heat generation.
Kingston's SSDNow V+ offers performance gains and power consumption reductions at a fraction of the cost of a new system. For added peace of mind, they're backed by 24/7 tech support, a three-year warranty and legendary Kingston reliability.
Customer Reviews of Kingston 128GB SSDNow V+ Series 2.5" SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive SSD
Changes the performance game on my macs!8/6/2011
First it went into a 2.53 ghz macbook pro with 6 Gigs. I ran window 7 as a development vm and it was faster than my work Dell laptop! Then I traded and got a 2.6 ghz i7. The performance was better obviously. I sold and got a quad core MBP. I have heard rumors that this drive is not the highest performer but I am here to tell you. I have a 500gb hybrid drive as well. Hybrid still kills 5400rpm but can't keep up with this drive. The bottom line is I like to start an app and it immediately starts. I like to startup my computer and get into osx asap. I like to us virtual machines for windows development. It has no sound, doesn't seem to get hot. In summary, I am glad that I have this drive in my machine!! I can never put a hard disk in my MBP ever again. Never. If you can get this drive at a discounted price and you want a fairly quick drive, then go for it. If you are sitting around counting milliseconds, then go buy ocz. Oh yea, I got $50 rebate!!
I absolutely love this drive10/5/2010
It's fast and super quiet. I need to buy more of these for sure.
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