Kingston ssdnow uv400 120gb review — an affordable ssd to upgrade your system with – pokde


Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB is a good replacement for your old notebook hard drive sầu for a better và more responsive system.

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Today SSDs are available in smaller & faster size factors, but not everyone could afford the price. TLC NAND is widely used as the affordable option in replacing conventional hard drives. Enthusiasts might avoid any TLC NAND SSDs, but it’s should satisfy the average consumer. Recently we bought several Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB SSD for some projects, and I took a chance lớn đánh giá it before we put them lớn work.



The Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB SSD come in a simple blister packaging. We can see the actual sản phẩm và basic information about the SSD on the front. The Kingston UV400 is a 2.5” SATA 3 SSD and comes with 3-year warranty.


A wall of text is printed at the back & I pretty sure that most people will not really read it. Inside the packaging there’s nothing but the SSD alone.



Despite it being an affordable SSD, Kingston still uses a metal enclosure và put a nice Kingston hình ảnh with a warranty void sticker on the top side of the SSD. At the bottom there is pretty much nothing except for the a label with the regulation information và some other information.

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Weighing 53 grams, it’s lighter than most normal 2.5” hard drives. Kingston UV400 120GB is backed by a 3-year warranty and is rated for 50TB of Total Bytes Written (TBW) before it wears out.



Testing Methodology

The Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB is tested as a storage drive sầu on my chạy thử machine. I ran several synthetic SSD benchmarks khổng lồ determine the transfer speed.

ProcessorIntel Xeon E3 1230V
MotherboardASUS H87-PLUS
MemoryCorsair Vengence DDR3 16GB (4x4GB)
Power SupplyAcBel inguồn 90m 600W 80+ Gold



In CrystalDiskMark the Kingston UV400 120GB gave sầu me better results in the Sequential và 4K read speeds compared to the Transcend SSD220S 480GB I previously reviewed. It loses out in terms of write speeds but it is not really significant in actual usage conditions unless you are frequently copying files. Also worth noting is that larger capacities may yield different performance figures.


The AS SSD benchmark is said to lớn be the best benchmark for SSDs. The result we got was a bit slower compared khổng lồ what we got with CrystalDiskMark. Overall, the tốc độ is pretty decent.

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Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB is aimed khổng lồ be an affordable choice to replace your hard drive sầu for a better and more responsive system. Priced at around RM180, it’s amuốn the cheapest 120GB TLC SSDs you can purchase. Modern SSD tend lớn have sầu better endurance, although smaller capathành phố SSDs will have a lower TBW rating, it is still plenty for the average consumer.

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