Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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Silicon Power Velox Series V30 60GB Solid State Drive Review

Silicon Power is not a name you really think about when you think about solid state drives.  If you did not know Silicon Power was founded in 2003 and they mainly specialize in memory products.  Today we are going to take a look at one of their first SATA 6GB/s drives the Velox Series V30.  This drive is powered by the SandForce SF-2281 controller and boast speeds of 550MB/s read and 500MB/s write.  Let’s check it out!

Special thanks to Silicon Power for providing us with the Velox Series V30 60GB Solid State Drive to review.

Features and Specifications
– SATA III 6Gbps backwards compatible with SATA II 3Gbps
– Super-high transfer rate:
60GB Performance
Read : Up to 550MB/S
Write : Up to 500MB/S
Maximum 4K Random Write : 80,000 IOPS

120GB Performance
Read : Up to 550MB/S
Write : Up to 510MB/S
Maximum 4K Random Write : 85,000 IOPS

240GB Performance
Read : Up to 550MB/S
Write : Up to 520MB/S
Maximum 4K Random Write : 85,000 IOPS

480GB Performance
Read : Up to 540MB/S
Write : Up to 460MB/S
Maximum 4K Random Write : 40,000 IOPS

– Supports TRIM command and Garbage Collection technology
– Equipped with DureWriteTM and wear leveling, to extend endurance
– Implement with ECC technology to guarantee data transmission reliability
– Built-in with SMART monitoring system
– Low power consumption
– Shock & Vibration-proof
– Noiseless operation, no latency delay and no seek error
– 3 year warranty
-For more V30 knowledge, please visit HERE

Packaging
The V30 comes in a nice retail box.  The front is open so you can take a look at the drive.  On the back there is some information about the drive.

Silicon Power Velox Series V30 60GB Solid State Drive Silicon Power Velox Series V30 60GB Solid State Drive

To give you an idea of how the V30 comes and all what is included check out our unboxing and overview video below.

Bob Buskirk
the authorBob Buskirk
About 10 years of computer experience. Been messing around with electronics since I was 5, got into computers when I was in highschool, been modding them ever since then. Very interested in how things work and their design.
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