Summary: The Kingston V300 SSDNow series Upgrade Kits continue to be one of the driving top contenders especially in 120GB and 240GB capacities. Our as tested 120GB kits are relatively affordable at
$115 – 137 US
, and perform well for the price, definitely improve system performance overall and come with a very useful bundle which includes Acronis software plus the accessories you need to make a migration.
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Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB Solid State Drive Review
18 December 2012
Summary: Final Thoughts
I think these days many people choose an SSD based on the capacity of the drive vs the overall price. The SSDNow V300 enters the market at a very competitive price for the capacity you get. A quick look on Amazon shows the 120GB version of the V300
selling for around $100
with the Desktop Upgrade Kit being about $20 more. This definitely brings the cost of this SSD to under $1/GB, which makes they upgrade to an SSD all the much easier.
Pros: Great performance, Accessories bundle, Price