Kingston has launched its UV400 Solid State Drive in India. The 120GB drive is priced at Rs. 5,999, while the 240GB drive is priced at Rs. 10,000. The drive is powered by a four-channel controller for speeds of up to 550MB/s read and 500MB/s write. The company also says that it is ten times faster than 7200RPM hard-disk drive. Kingston has also said that it will launch the 480GB and 960GB capacity SSDs soon.
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Still spending time on waiting for old computer to boot up? It’s about time to replace your hard-disk drive (HDD)1 with SSD. Kingston, the independent world leader in memory products, today announces the launch of its affordable UV400 Solid State Drive in India. The “ultra value” UV400 SSD allows fast boot times, application loading and file transfers for mainstream users at a great price point. Its powered by a four-channel controller for incredible speeds of up to 550MB/s read and 500MB/s write, and is 10x faster than a 7200RPM hard-disk drive (HDD)1. With an MRP of Rs.5,999/- for 120GB capacity and Rs.10,000/- for 240GB capacity, the UV400 SSD will be available in all leading Indian retail and etail stores in India.
UV400 SSD is rugged and more durable than a mechanical hard drive as it is shock and vibration resistant making it more reliable for use in notebooks and other mobile computing devices. It is available as a stand-alone drive or as a bundle kit with all the accessories needed (2.5" USB enclosure for notebooks and 3.5" adapter for desktop, SATA cable and Acronis5 data migration software download coupon) for easy do-it-yourself installation. The UV 400 SSD comes in 120 GB and 240 GB capacities and shall very soon also be available in 480 GB and 960GB capacities.
“We are proud to bring UV400 to this market allowing users of all levels to replace their current mechanical hard drives with an SSD and see the benefits of higher performance,” said Nathan Su, Flash Memory Sales Director, APAC Region, Kingston®. “The combination of a powerful four-channel controller and TLC NAND makes UV400 perfect for consumers who want to upgrade their existing system at an entry-level price.”
UV400 is backed by a limited three-year warranty and legendary Kingston support. For more information visit www.kingston.com.
UV400 Features and Specifications:
Form factor: 2.5"
Interface SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) – with backwards compatibility to SATA Rev. 2.0 (3Gb/s)
Capacities2: 120GB, 240GB, 480GB, 960GB
Controller: Marvell 88SS1074
Data Transfer (ATTO)
- 120GB — up to 550MB/s Read and 350MB/s Write
- 240GB — up to 550MB/s Read and 490MB/s Write
- 480GB — up to 550MB/s Read and 500MB/s Write
- 960GB — up to 540MB/s Read and 500MB/s Write
Maximum Random 4k Read/Write (IOMETER)
- 120GB — up to 90,000 IOPS and 15,000 IOPS
- 240GB — up to 90,000 IOPS and 25,000 IOPS
- 480GB — up to 90,000 IOPS and 35,000 IOPS
- 960GB — up to 90,000 IOPS and 50,000 IOPS
0.672W Idle / 0.693W Avg / 0.59W (MAX) Read / 2.515W (MAX) Write
Storage temperature: -40°C~85°C
Operating temperature: 0°C~70°C
Dimensions: 100.0mm x 69.9mm x 7.0mm
Weight: 57 g
Vibration operating: 2.17G Peak (7–800Hz)
Vibration non-operating: 20G Peak (10–2000Hz)
Life expectancy: 1 million hours MTBF
Warranty/support3: Limited 3-year warranty with free technical support
Total Bytes Written (TBW)4:
- 120GB: 50TB
- 240GB: 100TB
- 480GB: 200TB
- 960GB: 400TB