Reviews and Problems with Kingston SSDNow V200 - series (SV200S3)
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Eric P., Newegg
28 February 2013
Pros: Reliable drive when Firmware is kept up to date.
Cons: The original Firmware was flawed. TRIM was disabled, and the drive would overheat and nearly come to a crawl. The latest Firmware (e120506a) corrects many issues as well speeds up the drive. The firmware is "Destructive" though so it will wipe the drive. You will have to make an image of the driv...
Summary: Bought one of these recently (not from Amazon) at a good low price which was considerably cheaper than other brands of 128GB SSDs. It was supplied in the new plastic blister pack and includes a 2.5mm spacer for converting the slim 7mm SSD into a 9.5mm SSD.
Summary: ...but not awesome. Bear in mind that I upgraded from 2 7200rpm 250GB hard drives in RAID 0, so if you only have an old 5400rpm laptop drive you'll probably see a much bigger difference, but I can't say that this provided the boost I was expecting given the reviews of SSD's I read prior to purchase.