With the SSDNow V300, Kingston has now released an SSD that is budget is terms of price but not in terms of performance. It's as fast as other SandForce SF-2281-based SSDs. While that is no longer good enough to be the fastest high-end SSD, it's clearly better than the other budget SSDs.
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