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by Thomas Sullivan

Kingston SSDNow V+ Review (SNVP325-S2)

The SSDNow V+ Series SSD (SNVP325-S2) from Kingston is their second generation prosumer, performance oriented SSD offered as a standalone drive and with an upgrade kit in capacities up to 512GB. This model supports read speeds up to 230MB/s and write speeds up to 180MB/s. With TRIM support and prices starting under $200 for a 64GB model, this SSD could be the perfect blend of price and performance.

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by Thomas Sullivan

Western Digital SiliconEdge Blue SSD Review

Western Digital is the first of the hard drive manufacturers to embrace SSD technology. Their new SiliconEdge Blue SSD is a mainstream SSD available in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities, and claim 250MB/s sequential read and 170MB/s write speeds.

The drives feature MLC flash, custom TRIM support, SATA II interface, 3-year warranty, and an impressive 130,000 hours testing in the Western Digital R&D labs. But with Intel sitting in the driver's seat of the mainstream SSD category, is Western Digital's first SSD effort enough to warrant serious consideration? 

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