Product Comparison: Toshiba TR200 vs Kingston A400


General Specifications
Brand
Toshiba
Kingston
Model
TR200
A400
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Designed to boost the speed of your notebook or PC over conventional HDDs, the TR200 Series leverages Toshiba’s advanced 64-layer 3D BiCS FLASH, to deliver well-balanced performance, reliability, and value that will transform your mobile or desktop system.
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 500 MB/s and 450 MB/s.
Key Specs
Capacity
480 GB
480 GB
Read Speed
555 Mb/s
500 Mb/s
Write Speed
540 Mb/s
450 Mb/s
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Toshiba TR200 480GB SATA 6 Gbit/s Solid State Drive
  • The drive is as fast as the specs claim and just seem to feel better to me.
  • Super easy to swap out. It's very fast SSD. I highly recommend.
  • Good and fast ssd. Faster than my kingston v300 in normal use.
  • Deceptively quick and easy to set up you think you've forgot to do something. Good product.
  • When you writing many files it slow down even to 60MB when the kingston doing more than 200MB.
Kingston A400 Solid State Drive (2.5 Inch, SATA III)
  • This is a great ssd robust, decent speed and has never given me any problems.
  • Startup time went from a few minutes to about 15 seconds, and everything runs much faster and smoother. Good purchase!
  • My computer boots up in less than 15 secs and thats including logging in with my password set. Recommended for everyone!
  • My overall boot time including passwords, apps launching etc is around 10-15 seconds which is handy.
  • I have been using it for a few days and my boot-up time has reduced from around 4 minutes to around 30 seconds.
Size & Weight
Height
0.27 in.
0.27 in.
Width
3.95 in.
3.93 in.
Depth
2.75 in.
2.75 in.
Weight
1.61 oz.
1.44 oz.
Features
Form Factor
2.5
2.5
Interface
SATA
SATA III
Memory Chip Type
3D BiCS TLC
3D NAND
Encryption Algorithm
AES 256-bit
AES 256-bit
Extras
Self-Monitoring, S.M.A.R.T. Support, SSD Utility and Command Line Online Update Tool, Trim Support, Idle Time Garbagde Collection
Fast start-up, loading and file transfers, Multiple capacities, Rugged
What customers say about "Features"
Toshiba TR200 480GB SATA 6 Gbit/s Solid State Drive
  • Installed this in another MacBook unibody excellent product. Improved boot up time.
  • The process is simple and has tuned a frustratingly slow machine into a super fast machine.
  • Works well and is very fast. Have had no problems with it, love Toshiba products!
  • Good product, good price does exactly what it says. First rate, very responsive.
  • Cheap and well made. My laptop is a lot faster now. Very fast loaded Windows 10. Installed easily.
Kingston A400 Solid State Drive (2.5 Inch, SATA III)
  • Very light, easy to install (unscrew case, unscrew old drive, screw in new drive).
  • The drive is very lightweight, easy to install. Seems quite fast.
  • Fairly easy to install and to clone my existing drive .I'm not disappointed!
  • Only drawback was that I thought it would be easy to clone the old drives to swap the new ones in, but that was a total pain, so ended up doing a fresh install and copying data across to new drive.
  • My issue is that there is no drive imaging software support from Kingston for the this range of SSDs, most disappointing.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
3 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
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