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Kingston A400 240 GB 2.5" Internal Solid State Drive SATA - 500 MB/s Max Read Transfer Rate - 350 MB/s Max Write Transfer Rate £18.95 @ Hit

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Not as cheap as the Amaxzon deal at £16.99 back in December but still not a bad price for a decent drive

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Kingston’s A400 solid-state drive dramatically improves the responsiveness of your existing system with incredible boot, loading and transfer times compared to mechanical hard drives. Powered by a latest-gen controller for read and write speeds of up to 500MB/s and 450MB/s1, this SSD is 10x faster than a traditional hard drive* for higher performance, ultra-responsive multi-tasking and an overall faster system. Also more reliable and durable than a hard drive, A400 is available in multiple capacities from 120GB–960GB2.

  • Fast start-up, loading and file transfers
  • More reliable and durable than a hard drive
  • Multiple capacities with space for applications or a hard drive replacement


10x faster than a HDD — With incredible read/write speeds, the A400 SSD will not only increase performance but can also be used to breathe new life into older systems.

Rugged — A400 is shock- and vibration-resistant for rugged reliability when used in notebooks and other mobile computing devices.

Multiple capacities — Available in 120GB, 240GB, 480GB and 960GB capacities, A400 is designed to suit anyone’s needs.

Ideal for desktops and notebooks — A400 has a 7mm form factor to fit in a wider array of systems. It’s ideal for slimmer notebooks and in systems with limited available space.


  • Form factor 2.5”
  • Interface SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) – with backwards compatibility to SATA Rev. 2.0 (3Gb/s)
  • Capacities2 120GB, 240GB, 480GB, 960GB
  • Controller 2Ch3
  • Baseline performance1
    Data transfer (ATTO)
    120GB — up to 500MB/s read and 320MB/s write
    240GB — up to 500MB/s read and 350MB/s write
    480GB — up to 500MB/s read and 450MB/s write
    960GB — up to 500MB/s read and 450MB/s write
  • Power consumption
    0.195W idle / 0.279W avg / 0.642W (MAX) read / 1.535W (MAX) write
  • Storage temperature -40°C~85°C
  • Operating temperature 0°C~70°C
  • Dimensions 100.0mm x 69.9mm x 7.0mm
  • Weight 41g
  • Vibration operating 2.17G peak (7-800Hz)
  • Vibration non-operating 20G peak (10–2000Hz)
  • Life expectancy 1 million hours MTBF
  • Warranty/support4 limited 3-year warranty with free technical support from Kingston
  • Total Bytes Written (TBW)5
    120GB — 40TB
    240GB — 80TB
    480GB — 160TB
    960GB — 300TB

Hard drive replacement

Solid-state drives are the next evolution of PC storage and run faster, quieter and cooler than the aging technology inside hard drives. With no moving parts, SSDs are also more durable and more reliable than hard drives.

For desktops and notebooks

Kingston solid-state drives will make your system more responsive so it boots quicker, loads applications faster and shuts down faster. They’re available in upgrade kits that include software to clone your files and OS in minutes.

Revive older systems

Solid-state drives will not only increase performance but can also be used to breathe new life into older systems. Choosing an SSD can save you the cost of buying a new PC by reviving the system you already own.

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    Perfect to refresh an old laptop.
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    Expensive for the size?
    It's ok but reliability is 50/50
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