Kingston SSDNow V100 128 GB Benchmarks


Hello fellas !  I received a review unit of Kingston SSDNow V100 128GB.Installed Windows 7 on it,and tons of other programs/3rd party softwares.I am really impressed by it’s amazing speeds.The SSD is blazingly fast,Windows 7 installation took 12 minutes,it boots in 8 seconds,Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 installed in just 55-60 seconds.Same goes for Adobe Photoshop CS5.

Time for some benchmarks now !

TEST BENCH CONFIGURATION

Motherboard Intel DG31 PR
CPU Intel Core 2 Duo E5200 @2.53 Ghz
RAM 2Gb Kingston DDR2
Graphics MSI ATI Raedon HD 4670 1GB
Power Supply Cooler Master Extreme Series Power Plus 460w
CPU Cooler – Stock-
OS Windows 7 32 Bit Ultimate

Kingston SSDNow V100 128 GB Details.


ATTO.

It’s a very old,yet a very popular benchmarking tool.It is great for RAID HDD setups.The test was run with the default runs of 0.5kb through 8192kb transfer sizes while the total length being 256mb.

AS-SSD.

It is a comparatively new benchmarking tool,for the SSD’s.In fact,JUST for the SSD’s.It’s very simple to use,accurate,free,and has a screenshot feature too.

CrystalDiskMark 2.2

It’s a small,handy utility for measuring sequential and random read/write speeds.Supports only NCQ (Native Command Queuing),while it has a QD (Queue Depth) of 32 in it’s latest version.

HD Tune

is a hard disk utility with many functions. It can be used to measure the drive’s performance, scan for errors, check the health status (S.M.A.R.T.), securely erase all data and much more.

That’s all for now.Real world Tests coming soon !

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Play Angry Birds on your PC Now

Envied iphone users all because you couldn’t get to play Angry Birds,and neither you had Android to play it ? Well now you can play it on your PC ! w00t.The Rovio team has just released Angry Birds into the Intel AppUp store.

Angry Birds costs $9.99/£5.99/€7.99 to download in the Intel AppUp center. To purchase Angry Birds for Windows 7 and XP operating systems, head to www.appup.com, and get the Intel AppUp center.

For a limited time, Angry Birds will be available at the special promotional price of $4.99 in the Intel AppUp center.

The game initially includes 195 levels packed with hours and hours of gameplay. Customers can expect free updates and additional levels to the game. In addition to this, there will be unique enhancements not found in the mobile version, free of charge.

Earlier it was released only for Finland,but now the rest of world can too finally enjoy it.Purchasers will also get upgrades, just as the mobile versions have:

The sad part : Not for Mac OSX,and it may come for Ubuntu too,but till now it hasn’t 😦

Though if you have never played the game,and have Windows,it’s high time that you start the game and let us know your thoughts on it.