KingstonSV300S37A/120G
Group Average(9 Highest-Voted)
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 117,129 user samples
117,129 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% 21GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 32% 6GB free (System drive)
Poor: 32% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 730th / 956
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
52.9 % 83.3 % Much faster effective speed.
+58%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
223 MB/s 429 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+92%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
123 MB/s 316 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+157%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
22.7 MB/s 30.3 MB/s Much faster random read.
+33%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
73.3 MB/s 86 MB/s Faster random write.
+17%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
155 MB/s 277 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+79%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
28.9 MB/s 35.3 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+22%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
88.8 MB/s 212 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+139%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
387 MB/s 485 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+25%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
153 MB/s 370 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+142%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
31.7 MB/s 37.1 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+17%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
112 MB/s 122 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+9%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
200 MB/s 332 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+66%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40.7 MB/s 45.4 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+12%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
124 MB/s 296 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+139%
Market Share
Based on 8,568,611 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % 63.7 % Slightly more popular.
+8%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.85 % Hugely higher market share.
+786%
0.21 %
Price
Price (score)
$65 Much cheaper.
+74%
113 USD
Value
Value For Money
40.4 % 45.3 % Slightly better value.
+12%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
191 MB/s 318 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+66%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
152 MB/s 290 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+91%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
130 MB/s 220 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+69%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
96 MB/s 254 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+164%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
116 MB/s 226 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+95%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
87.3 MB/s 158 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+80%
Age
Newest
70 Months 58.2 Months More recent.
+20%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
676 Pts 1,067 Pts Much stronger server IO.
+58%
Capacity
Capacity
120GB   —
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The 120GB Kingston V300 has a performance profile that closely matches its 240GB sibling. Both drives utilize a Sandforce LSI controller and therefore demonstrate relative weakness in their write speeds. With burst sequential read/write speeds of 497/166 MBps and 4k burst read/write speeds of 30/97 MBps the 120GB V300 is amongst the slower SSDs I have seen. A concern I have with this drive is the relatively slow real world speeds our users have experienced. Most drives have average throughput rates that are around 75% of peak. Both this and the 240GB V300s, based on 130 samples, are averaging sequential read rates of around 240 MBps which is less than 50% of peak. It's not all bad news though because the V300's are priced extremely aggressively and as a result still offer decent value for money. [Feb '14 SSDrivePro]

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