SamsungMZ-7KE128BW
KingstonSV300S37A/120G

Controller: Samsung Triple Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 40nm MLC V-NAND

Controller: LSI SandForce SF2281. Flash Memory: Toshiba 19nm Toggle Mode MLC.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 140,649 user samples
7,132 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 113% 84GB free
Worst Bench: 61% 58GB free
Poor: 61% Great: 113%
SPEED RANK: 133rd / 929
133,517 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 64% 45GB free
Worst Bench: 30% 16GB free
Poor: 30% Great: 64%
SPEED RANK: 740th / 929
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
91.3 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+93%
47.3 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
500 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+47%
340 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
390 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+258%
109 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
31.4 MB/s Much faster random read.
+62%
19.4 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
85.2 MB/s Faster random write.
+24%
68.8 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
411 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+185%
144 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
28.1 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+140%
11.7 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
527 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+5%
501 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
492 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+242%
144 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
37.7 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+26%
29.9 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
117 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+14%
103 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
494 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+149%
198 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
39.4 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+119%
18 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 7,160,125 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.09 % 2.22 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,367%
Value
Value For Money
34.9 % 41 % Better value.
+18%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
62 % Slightly more popular.
+9%
57 %
Price
Price (score)
$175 $55 Much cheaper.
+69%
Age
Newest
47 Months More recent.
+30%
67 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
370 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+128%
162 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
339 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+135%
144 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,213 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+95%
622 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
142 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+261%
39.3 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
192 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+195%
65 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
208 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+104%
102 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
75.8 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+253%
21.5 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
128GB 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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