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Kingston V300 still worth?

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Hello, i was wanting to get a SSD, so i can get faster times on booting my machine, applications and 1-2 games. I found a Kingston V300 240GB and it's cheap, but checking some reviews i saw that it doesn't have a good performance. Should i stay away from it?

I saw the model 603A Taiwan. The store also had a 120GB Sandisk, is it a better a option?

I never used a SSD, but i was wanting a good option and here in my country the prices aren't much friendly.

PS: I will keep installing most of my games on the HDDs.
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You should be fine you'll indeed love it coming from a spinner drive, But if I was you I would get a Samsung 850 EVO instead.
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Hello, i was wanting to get a SSD, so i can get faster times on booting my machine, applications and 1-2 games. I found a Kingston V300 240GB and it's cheap, but checking some reviews i saw that it doesn't have a good performance. Should i stay away from it?

I saw the model 603A Taiwan. The store also had a 120GB Sandisk, is it a better a option?

I never used a SSD, but i was wanting a good option and here in my country the prices aren't much friendly.

PS: I will keep installing most of my games on the HDDs.

 

The V300 is still a great drive, not the fastest SSD out there, but way better than a HDD and reliable, I've put them in so many laptops and budget builds and have yet to have one come back with issues.

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