Kingston Makes SSDs More Affordable

Kingston has announced the release of a series of affordable SSDs in capacities of 64GB and 12GB for the mass market over at Computex Taipei last week. This is Kingston’s first in-road in making their own SSDs apart from the SSD co-branding they are having with Intel. Right now, Kingston will be having 3 products line-up; the SSDNow E and M Series using the Intel SSDs and now their own affordable SSDNow V Series. The 64GB model is priced US$149 while the 128GB model is priced at US$263.

 Kingston Makes SSDs More Affordable

Kingston has announced the release of a series of affordable SSDs in capacities of 64GB and 12GB for the mass market over at Computex Taipei last week. This is Kingston’s first in-road in making their own SSDs apart from the SSD co-branding they are having with Intel. Right now, Kingston will be having 3 products line-up; the SSDNow E and M Series using the Intel SSDs and now their own affordable SSDNow V Series.

Kingston felt that 2009 is the year where SSD demand will reach an inflexion point and will start to pick up much pace. Therefore, it is a perfect timing for Kingston to enter the SSD market now to capture the market share. The 64GB model is priced US$149 while the 128GB model is priced at US$263.

 Kingston Makes SSDs More Affordable

The SSDNow V Series upgrade bundle kits include:

  • Kingston SSDNow V Series solid-state drive
  • Acronis True Image cloning software and CD installation guide
  • 3.5″ mounting brackets and hardware (desktop bundle only)
  • SATA data and power cable extenders (desktop bundle only)
  • 2.5″ USB SATA enclosure (notebook bundle only)