Boasting blistering read and write IOPS speeds, Kingston has just announced that the latest SSDNow drives, V+, are now shipping. Ranging from 64GB up to 256GB, the V+ drives have claimed read and writes speeds of 220MB/s and 180MB/s, respectively. The 2.5-inch drives are priced as follows for the 64GB, 128GB and 256GB models: $254, $500 and $992. Yikes.
Kingston SSDNow V+ Features and Specifications:
- Sequential Read Throughput*: 64GB, 128GB & 256GB – 220MB/sec.
- Sequential Write Throughput*:
- 64GB – 140MB/sec.
- 128GB – 170MB/sec.
- 256GB – 180MB/sec.
- Random 4K read – 6,300 IOPS
- Random 4K write: 64GB – 84 IOPS
- Random 4K write: 128GB – 158 IOPS
- Random 4K write: 256GB – 291 IOPS