Kingston’s 480GB A400 Internal SSD is compatible with desktop PCs and laptops, offering incredible boot, loading as well as file transfer times, all for $53.99 shipped, today only, originally $63.99. It’s powered by a latest generation controller for read / write speeds up to 500MB/s and 450MB/s, making it ten times faster than a traditional hard drive for higher performance, ultra-responsive multi-tasking and an overall faster system. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
- Fast start up, loading and file transfers. A400 has a 7 millimeter form factor to fit in a wider array of systems. It’s ideal for slimmer notebooks and in systems with limited available space
- More reliable and durable than a hard drive
- Multiple capacities with space for applications or a hard drive replacement; Operating temperature: 0°C~70°C
- Capacity: 480GB, Interface: SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) with backwards compatibility to SATA Rev. 2.0. 480GB to 500MB/s Read and 450MB/s Write
This SSD is considerably more reliable and durable than a regular hard drive, as it’s built with Flash memory, meaning that there are no moving parts. It also runs much cooler and quieter, and its shock / vibration resistance makes it perfect for laptops as well as other mobile computing devices. For those wondering, it offers backwards compatibility to SATA Rev. 2.0 (3Gb/s).