Kingston SSDNow KC100 Business-equipped SandForce SSD Shipping

By September 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Kingston Digital has today announced the launch of latest Kingston SSDNow KC100 business-equipped SSD. This latest Kingston product features SandForce controller for superior performance and blazing fast and instant booting time of the computers.

The company has mentioned that this latest SSD is only business-equipped SSD that offers enterprise-level S.M.A.R.T monitor statistics tools for health and life stage including Reliability Tracking, Usage Statistics, Life Remaining, Power Loss, Wear Leveling, Temperature, Drive Life Protection of the SSD. This way IT departments of the companies can easily know in advance that the SSD of any specific PC needs to be replaced. Aside from this, the SandForce’s DuraClass technology delivers data integrity protection that ensures the organizations or corporations that their data is safe.

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“Kingston is thrilled to offer the new business-equipped KC100 SSD to enterprises,” said Ariel Perez, SSD business manager, Kingston. “Data integrity is important to every company and the KC100 is sure to deliver the highest standards of data protection on the client systems in which it is installed. Users can rest assured that with the combination of its endurance, reliability and performance, KC100 will become a very important asset in the workplace.”

Kingston KC100 SSD provides instant client-level data encryption, Thanks to the two embedded encryption engines that runs in AES-128 and AES-256 encryption without affecting system resources and slowing down the data transfer speeds. The latest SSDNow KC100 business-equipped SSD is also backward compatible with traditional SATA 2 systems that eliminates the need of upgrading the PC. This SSD will be available in 120GB, 240GB and 480GB storage capacities and boasts powerful specifications. Its 120GB and 240GB versions are rated to deliver 555MB/sec and 480GB delivers up to 540MB/sec read speeds, whereas up to 240MB/sec is claimed when connected with SATA 2 interface PCs. The 120GB. 240GB and 510MB KC100 SSD delivers up to 510MB/sec and 480GB deliver up to 450MB/sec data transfer speeds with SATA 3 Interface, whereas up to 260MB/sec with SATA 2 interface.

The Kingston SSDNow KC100 business-equipped SSD has 2.5-inch form factor and operates at 0°C – 70°C temperatures. Its dimensions are 69.85mm x 100mm x 9.5mm and power specs includes 0.455 W (TYP) Idle, 1.6 W (TYP) Read, and 2.05 W (TYP) Write. This SSD is currently shipping in U.S., and expected to be launch in India soon. The Kingston KC100 SSD is backed by five-year warranty including Kingston’s 24/7 tech support and priced at $337 for 120GB, $650 for 240GB and $1270 for 480GB as stand-alone SSD. Apart from this The Kingston SSDNow KC100 SSD is also available as upgrade bundle kit which is priced at $353 for 120GB, $665 for 240GB and $1,285 for 480GB.

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