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    Today we’re looking at what appears to be the fastest SSD (Solid State Drive) on the market today: the Kingston SSD Now M-series solid state drive. It is a rebranded Intel X-25M SSD, as Kingston has teamed up to offer a product that promises exceptional speed and eye-watering performance numbers. We’ll pit it against some of the fastest mechanical hard disk drives you can buy and we’ll see if this Kingston SSD has the dash for the cash.






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    The read speeds were amazing, write speeds were not bad either, but the read speed crushed every other drive . It's to bad they are so expensive , I could see paying $150-$200 tops for this. We will try to bring you guys more SSD reviews.

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    I'm drooling to own SSD....

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    Just waiting for prices to drop...........256GB cards are now starting to hit the market so that's a viable option for a good sized OS/app drive.

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    Not for the price they want...no sir Im rather happy with my Vilociraptor for my OS and 2xWD 500AAKS in RAID 0.. the 500's beat the VR in raid.. my burst speeds are 3756 Mb/s compaired to the VR's 249.3 Mb/s

    May I ask why you didn't use HDTach as one of your methods for testing?
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    Yes, RAID certainly makes things a whole lot more interesting.

    For for HDTach, it's not natively compatible with Vista and I'm definitely not going back to XP. I believe it can be run in XP-compatible mode though so if it can give a reasonably accurate representation that way then I'll include it in future tests. Thanks for the feedback!
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