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Old January 28, 2010, 07:53 AM
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Default Kingston Discontinues SSDNow V-Series 40GB Due to Lack of TRIM Support

Popular SSDNow 40GB Drive doesn't officially support TRIM but work-around discovered by enterprising forum-goers.

While it hasn't been widely reported, Kingston has made the hard decision to discontinue their popular, excellently-priced SSDNow V-Series 40GB SSD line. While this drive is based off of a robust Intel design and we gave it an extreme...

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Old January 28, 2010, 08:22 AM
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bad move by Intel.
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Old January 28, 2010, 09:35 AM
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Intel just bitchslapped its only OEM (I think it's the only one anyways). I wonder if Kingston will still carry the 80GB, 160GB MLCs and the 32GB SLC.. And will Kingston stay by Intel's side in the future?
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There is a story behind this but I am confident that the relationship between Intel and Kingston will stay the same.
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I'm confident the relationship will remain unchanged. Companies always have their disagreements but still love each other in the end. Kind of like a well-knit bf/gf thing .
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If I had bought one of these drives with the expectation of getting TRIM I would be a little upset to say the least.
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