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Komentáře • 3 989

  • Mashiur Rahman
    Mashiur Rahman Před 17 hodinami

    Nice to see that you noticed my blog about kingspec ssd review. People should stay away from kingspec ssd.

  • Aksshay Sharma
    Aksshay Sharma Před dnem

    Make a video on how linus authenticates it's sponsors claims

  • Дмитрий Солодкий

    Thank you for GlassWire. I had problem with phone in store.

  • Derpy Meat
    Derpy Meat Před 2 dny

    Of course Ali express sells that.
    **Ali-A sponsors it.**

  • Neelesh Chakraborty
    Neelesh Chakraborty Před 2 dny

    Hey Linus, I have been following your channel for a long time, need a help. I recently purchased a budget laptop from ASUS. It comes pre installed with Wins 10 and now I am planning to install a SSD into it. Since, the laptop comes pre--installed with windows, can you tell me how to move the OS to the SSD.

  • Yethu Raj
    Yethu Raj Před 2 dny +1

    Dude you saved me. I was going to buy an ssd from Ali express. Now I will buy an Kingston A400 2.5 SSD from amazon.

  • Tamer Mirza
    Tamer Mirza Před 5 dny

    either these product are reliable for labtop or not.....?

  • Tetra Sky
    Tetra Sky Před 7 dny

    I've actually seen those on amazon before when shopping for a new ssd... They looked to good to be true according to the low price and next to no reviews. I see that they do have reviews now... Lol

  • Vartan Shakhoian
    Vartan Shakhoian Před 8 dny +2

    Hey, I have an idea.
    I think it would be interesting to know, how those drives will work in NAS server wirh 12 or 24 drives, running under freenas, zfs, raidz3.
    And do some stress testing.

    • Andrew_koala
      Andrew_koala Před 3 hodinami

      Don't waste your time on it or even thinking about it.
      It would not be interesting in any way.

  • therealcc
    therealcc Před 8 dny

    They made a new version of it on Ali Express

  • Jona Sdk
    Jona Sdk Před 9 dny

    Fuck, i bought one one week ago :(

  • Verbatim
    Verbatim Před 9 dny

    The reason why it can be cheaper than a major company can be solved in 3 answers. #1. They have no name brand to throw on the pricetag. #2. They probably didn't do any R&D because it's (probably) from China so they probably just stole the tech. #3. They probably have really awful tech support. I could add a #4 and say it's made with much cheaper components.

  • Shock N Awe
    Shock N Awe Před 9 dny +1

    What about Goldenfir's SSD?


    • Jerryc 17
      Jerryc 17 Před 6 dny

      @Shock N Awe almost have the same performance but the Goldenfir SSD is 2% faster

    • Shock N Awe
      Shock N Awe Před 6 dny

      Jerryc 17 So, they are both not-so-good?

    • Jerryc 17
      Jerryc 17 Před 7 dny +1

      Goldenfir's SSD and the Kingspec's SSD have the same performance trust me I bought two of them just to replace my usb drive

  • mavric 101
    mavric 101 Před 12 dny

    Lol do t buy these cheep ssd i brought a 500gb colourful sl500 drive after around 200gigs written it slowed down in writes like to 20 mBbs

  • ay lmao
    ay lmao Před 13 dny

    "Have you heard of the highelves"

  • viralengine908
    viralengine908 Před 13 dny

    So, I bought a cheap Kingston that's more than a third cheaper than an 860 evo for the same capacity, and every time a sizeable write function is being executed, it brings everything to a halt. If windows update is running, Windows won't even respond to clicking on the start button or even switch tabs on chrome.

  • Jeremy Jk
    Jeremy Jk Před 14 dny

    Have 2 x 256 gb and last all more than 3 year so far, they are great ssd. However since kingston a400 is only few bux more expensive now should probably get that since they are less dodgy on whats inside them

  • GeekRichieUK
    GeekRichieUK Před 15 dny

    Not to say EK Heatsink isn't the superior heatsink (they have serious pedigree!), but SCAN is giving away a free M.2 heatsink with the SN750 and almost any other NVMe right now.

  • lone wolf
    lone wolf Před 18 dny

    What is the best 120 gb ssd

  • Darwin Vera Ringele
    Darwin Vera Ringele Před 21 dnem

    1.75 and you'll be ok

  • Yiğitcan Akkaş
    Yiğitcan Akkaş Před 21 dnem

    Does this apply for the NVME versions of these kingspec ssds? They have models for 70$s on 512 and 130$s for 1tbs. I own one of each and they are as fast as they claim, around 2400/1750 mb/s seq. But i am not sure what happens then they are near full. Can someone explain?

  • Harish Mohana
    Harish Mohana Před 25 dny

    In my country Kingston 120 GB ssd is a no brainer it is cheaper than 240gb Samsung ssd by Almost 4 times I can even buy 4 Kingston ssd and put it on raid 0.

  • The Red Owl
    The Red Owl Před 26 dny

    I know this is off topic and as funny as it seems i've got a kingdian 60gb ssd with okayish performance and i only got it to boot up my windows faster and it actually does that job in like 10 seconds im in windows all jokes aside the 20 dollars i spent on it were well worth and oddly enough ive been using it for the last 2 years and im planning to buy the 25 dollars one that they have rn which offers even better specs which are more for game loading times and just use it for some gaming tests and if it performs better i might this one for the windows only and install 2 or 3 of my main games and game on that new ssd or better yet load the game off of it if it makes sense? :)

  • TheViperShow
    TheViperShow Před 28 dny

    The problem is that those are on Amazon it

  • Geralb Aliu
    Geralb Aliu Před 28 dny +3

    He got me when he said i recommend this then...😂😂😂

  • gl4d1us
    gl4d1us Před 28 dny +4

    Sold hundreds of them in cheap builds and never had a single one coming back for RMA.

  • Kevin Harte
    Kevin Harte Před měsícem

    07:14 is when he gets to the point

  • TheMan1510
    TheMan1510 Před měsícem

    When you guys reference clips from other videos you've done, can you please put links to those supporting videos in the description text? Thanks.

  • Necati Bozdoğan
    Necati Bozdoğan Před měsícem

    I am using the same one but with another brand called Zheino. It is 128GB and I am using it for about one year. It has blown up my pc but when I hear these things I am started to get anxious about my system.

  • open defecation
    open defecation Před měsícem

    I am still using Kingspec 256GB which I bought from AliExpress 5 years ago. Still holding well and so far no problem.

  • Yasinovski
    Yasinovski Před měsícem +4

    I have the same SSD :/ and paid double the price of kingstone because of TAX :////////
    *AND IT WAS 60 GB*

  • JOJO B.A
    JOJO B.A Před měsícem

    You're totally right. I bought one Kingpsec 480GB SSD and it was a disaster. The writing speed starts at 300 MB/s but if you have a file larger than 100 MB it drops instantly to 20 MB/s. This SSD performs worse than a HDD on my PC and my PS4. Although cheap it's useless. A real waste of money

  • Breakfast Squad Studio
    Breakfast Squad Studio Před měsícem

    Whoever was behind the camera thought your joke was funny @ 7:25 Lool

  • Maggie C
    Maggie C Před měsícem +1

    Kingspec ssd is good,but as my 1 years experience of using kingspec ,,,,,,,,,,, I just want to say I’d rather to choose kingdian ssd.More cheap and stable ~

  • Harsh Banyal
    Harsh Banyal Před měsícem

    Transcend m2 nvme...?

  • Limes
    Limes Před měsícem

    King spec SSDs aren’t too bad

  • DexonDenz
    DexonDenz Před měsícem +1

    I actually have that ssd in my laptop, i swear to god

  • Filmayte
    Filmayte Před měsícem +7

    Cheap SSD beats any regular hard drive Linus...

  • DJ Soru
    DJ Soru Před měsícem

    This worries me. The only IDE SSDs I can find for my old laptops (Yes, they still matter to me, my Presario 1700 belonged to my late grampa and I played the shit outta it) are of this brand!

  • Mr na
    Mr na Před měsícem

    Where do you keep all the shit you get sent

  • Vico Devinto
    Vico Devinto Před měsícem

    its so weird ssd 😂
    thx for sharing linus 😘

  • B Sandoval
    B Sandoval Před měsícem

    Is this a techquickie video

  • DrDiamond53
    DrDiamond53 Před měsícem

    From every. Second. One. Of. Your. Videos.

    JK love Ur content bye lol.

  • Echo1975
    Echo1975 Před měsícem +3

    Well, I bought a kingdian 120gb ssd for 12 bucks on aliexpress and it does it's job.

  • Logan Braveheart
    Logan Braveheart Před měsícem +2

    this dude is a damn LIE he said mixed reviews. how are mixed reviews mainly 5 star reviews -_- 6:38 99% of the reviews are 5 stars..

    TAMILMECH GURUJI Před měsícem

    You r paid promotions guy

  • TheMasterGame19
    TheMasterGame19 Před měsícem

    He ran out of ideas for videos

  • [Sushi ]
    [Sushi ] Před měsícem +1

    should i buy a m.2 ssd or the block lookin one

  • BerfroidMorzen
    BerfroidMorzen Před měsícem

    can someone tell me how KingDian SSD's are? I'm thinking about buying an m.2 ssd from this brand, ONLY for the operating system. Already have a 500gb hdd for storage.

  • Nmotsch idontwannagivemyrealname

    I hope you didn't hook that thing up to anything connected to your network, unless you enjoy rootkits

  • iAppleBeta
    iAppleBeta Před měsícem

    7:17 best part of this video

  • Scott Wert
    Scott Wert Před měsícem

    my god stop with the damn in video ads. stupid shit. i'll never subscribe because of that crap. get enough spam, and get enough commercials from cable tv and radio. screw ads.

  • Diego A F
    Diego A F Před měsícem

    Alguem tradus em Pt Br ae ???

  • McPcholkin
    McPcholkin Před měsícem

    I buy kingspec 32GB ssd for my home server because it size (without case) and price, but i not store sensitive data on it, just OS, and if it die i just replace it.

  • Eros F.
    Eros F. Před měsícem +1

    I purchased few of these Kingspec SSD 2 years ago, and they still work fast after many rewrite cycles in a NAS home storage. I am always skeptical on how good any piece of hardware might be, both from a big or an unknown brand.

  • Ramon Cayangyang
    Ramon Cayangyang Před měsícem

    hahaha a gift from someone you don't like :D. I really love watching this video's hahaha

  • Tomoko Abe
    Tomoko Abe Před měsícem

    DO NOT ORDER FROM ALiEXPRESS..EVER..they will infect your computer with so much spam you will never be able to get rid of it. If you see Aliexpress--RUN AWAY AS FAST AS YOU CAN.

    • ArcticPilot Show
      ArcticPilot Show Před měsícem

      I have ordered many thins from AliExpress for few years and have never had any problem with spam of any kind.

  • S H A H E N S H A
    S H A H E N S H A Před měsícem +1

    Thank you
    you saved my $137 I almost ordered
    and I subscribed you just

  • Fco.Daniel Ramírez
    Fco.Daniel Ramírez Před měsícem

    So... What do you think .. that is the difference of price... O what do you expect? Same velocity... A 1/3 of price?

  • Honest Malayali
    Honest Malayali Před měsícem

    That's how LTT spoils a start-up company!!!

  • Hans Yulian
    Hans Yulian Před měsícem +1

    "Gift for someone you dont like!" Linus! you are a genius! not only it will break down, but also they will get the despair of losing their data!

  • First Name Last Name
    First Name Last Name Před měsícem

    Did he just say in this sponsor spot that those headphones have the cable they're useless with a cable and it's all apples fault I seriously thought people would have been smarter than this but apparently not anyone that makes headphones with a cable is retarded but more importantly anyone who buys a device without a headphone jack probably has something wrong with them even if they are high-functioning

  • First Name Last Name
    First Name Last Name Před měsícem

    I had one of those in my computer until I got a new one and it was pretty good I don't know if it's this exact version but it was that brand also don't keep anything valuable on the SSD and just use it for installations of programs and stuff

  • First Name Last Name
    First Name Last Name Před měsícem

    The way you looked in the thumbnail made me think you were going to get a new phone

  • Vozdovacki Gamer
    Vozdovacki Gamer Před 2 měsíci

    Dude S130 BIOSTAR 55€ 480GB, beat that...

  • xvvvi9 _
    xvvvi9 _ Před 2 měsíci

    you will find a m.2 for 125 its called asgard m.2 1tb i bought one and it is like any m.2

  • Owen Kittredge
    Owen Kittredge Před 2 měsíci

    Back when Samsung SSDs were ~$120 for 64 GB i could get 16 GB KingSpec drives for ~$30. At that time they were being sold for use in machine tools and they worked well for me in routers that i built using Kerio Control. I had one fail over 4 years. Now I use Samsung EVOs in the routers due to the low price point. I would I use then for day to day use for data, no dam way based on what you found on the odd ball / conflicting specs.

  • Arturo
    Arturo Před 2 měsíci


    LALOMAN Před 2 měsíci

    KINGSHIT is perfect for all you BROKE ASSES that are computer illiterate and forever virgins mofo's! Kingshit chips are the REJECT versions they buy from other manufacturers and that's why they fucken' get hot and throttle like a bitch! If you're that much of a brockbitch than you have no business building shit! Go cry in the corner you girly virgin punkbitch...

    LALOMAN Před 2 měsíci +1

    You still have a very PUNCHABLE FACE Linux Linus biotch!!!

    • Pitsuh
      Pitsuh Před 2 měsíci

      LALOMAN ok

  • Joe
    Joe Před 2 měsíci

    What about samsung evo 860 from aliexpress are they legit and I wonder if they have the same quality and performance.

  • polloM2
    polloM2 Před 2 měsíci

    I bought one sd "black PC" only last 1 weak in my raspberry pi

  • Bravilor
    Bravilor Před 2 měsíci

    If a Samsung 860 cost $10 more, how could the Kingspec be the cheapest SSD on the entire Internet? Were you comparing to a 250 gb Samsung? Or was it because 512 gb specifically is rare and it had almost no comparison?

  • EMILIO Solano
    EMILIO Solano Před 2 měsíci +11

    So I guess my mother in law is getting one for her garden pictures

  • Aly Wiika
    Aly Wiika Před 2 měsíci +2

    Old video but still in 2019 that " I recommend it.....I strong recommend it for someone you don't like"...remains savage AF....X"D

  • Chronicle Recordings
    Chronicle Recordings Před 2 měsíci +1

    i bought a bundle on ali express for a dollar knowing fully well i probably would never get it (it was a 1 TB m.2 ssd with a high end $500 mobo) I emailed them about the specs and if it was legitimate or not, they replied "thanks for your email we hope this helped" with nothing else but a rating bar on consumer service then a week later refunded me a dollar.

  • Jasson Quill
    Jasson Quill Před 2 měsíci

    any update of the cheap ssd right now??how's ssd now??

  • Holy Ecoly
    Holy Ecoly Před 2 měsíci

    Help i havent watched linus in a few weeks and now im stuck on auto play

  • Veikkojuhani 9058
    Veikkojuhani 9058 Před 2 měsíci

    0:46 too many time

  • Silvio Marano
    Silvio Marano Před 2 měsíci

    I'm very skeptic about reliability of this brand too. Anyway you have bought It, so rather than assuming It won't last, you should do a wearing test and check the amount of data written before worn out. There are reviews of SSDs died in less than a year even for famous expensive brands, no one is faulty samples proof, so would be useful to know if they have acceptable reliability level for non faulty ones. The fact they have cheaper controllers and are slower than SSDs that are sold 2 times(and more) their price could be forgiven by low budget users if they can handle an overall acceptable wearing level.

  • a64750
    a64750 Před 2 měsíci +2

    bought 2 in-expensive SanDisk for 1 expensive Samsung 840 EVO; Samsung got a hardware update; Sandisk is better cause (2) versus (1)

  • kaden bailey
    kaden bailey Před 2 měsíci


  • Bat Man
    Bat Man Před 2 měsíci

    Fact is, bang for the buck related they are a go. Im not paying 2x the price for a Samsung to copy or run a game a few seconds faster. Problem would be if they are faulty, then you can send them back to Chinaland and wait 2 Months to get a refund or a new drive.

  • NovaFusionZero
    NovaFusionZero Před 2 měsíci

    Anyone see how out of sync the voice is to the video or is that just me

    • izools
      izools Před 2 měsíci

      Its not perfect

  • Peter Carney
    Peter Carney Před 2 měsíci

    You can pick up a 1TB SSD for $90 on Ali. It's no Samsung but it does beat the hell out of any HDD.

  • Brendan Dwyer
    Brendan Dwyer Před 2 měsíci

    i buy sooooo much shit off aliexpress but would not buy pc hardware. but the headphones and earbuds are good for the price. nice to have something your not worried about loosing.
    also safty razer and cloud razers are fatastic.

  • 徐子翔
    徐子翔 Před 2 měsíci

    I may bought it as the disk for testing software or operating system......

  • Tobias Pedersen
    Tobias Pedersen Před 2 měsíci

    better than running your operating system from a 2.0 usb stick

  • Denis Santos Santonoff Audiovisuais

    I have 5 ssds from kingspec 256gb, 360gb, 512gb. I use all day in the last 4 years. Very fast and still working without problems. I use with games e for me was a good cost x benefit relation.

  • Scorch428
    Scorch428 Před 2 měsíci +1

    Ur defeating the purpose of my adblocker, Linus, you frugal bitch....

  • JovcaCreaper TEMC
    JovcaCreaper TEMC Před 2 měsíci

    Why exactly we cant write on ssd infinite time

  • Madd
    Madd Před 2 měsíci

    Thanks Linus.! keep it up

  • Rachmat Zulfiqar
    Rachmat Zulfiqar Před 2 měsíci

    dram-less ssd is kinda funny though, they appear extremely cheap when you are looking at 500GB region, the price difference vs ssd with dram is stupidly low. it's like dram less ssd is not cheap throughout the board

  • lee x
    lee x Před 2 měsíci

    Also can you please show what is inside the ssd (most likely older XT controller or older marval controller)

  • lee x
    lee x Před 2 měsíci

    When you have trim all free space is over-provisioning so less work for garbage collection @linus

  • Henry Wong
    Henry Wong Před 3 měsíci

    Just becoz dumpass like you thinks that big company should be cheaper. Lmfao

    KIM JONG FAT Před 3 měsíci +12

    Surprisingly Kingspec ssd is more expensive than a kingston in my country 😂

  • x hunn
    x hunn Před 3 měsíci

    glasswire lol just get wireshark its free

  • Jon Trisdale
    Jon Trisdale Před 3 měsíci

    Linus man

  • Toni Krvavica
    Toni Krvavica Před 3 měsíci

    Linus is awesome and all that, but secretly I always had this idea that he doesn't even know how to connect a graphic card or solder two wires together and that he has a large team who does everything while he only reads the text