Average Bench: 60.6% (488th of 848)

Based on 62 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SVP200S37A240G, KINGSTON SVP200S37A240G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SVP200S, KINGSTON SVP200S3240G

The SSDNow V+200 is one of the slowest SSD's we have seen recently. Its sequential and 4k read performance is the weakest we have seen to date. Even the sequential and 4k write speeds are amongst the lowest we have seen. The only above average performance metric for this drive is its deep queue depth write speed which clocked in at 207 MB/s. Rightfully the drive is priced lower than most of its competitors but that does not make up for its poor performance. There are far better deals to be had elsewhere. [Jan '13 SSDrivePro]

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Above average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V+200 240GB averaged 39.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 68.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V+200 240GB is 39.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston SSDNow V+200 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 97.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 175MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 62 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 478 515
132 Write 175 255
186 Mixed 228 305
64.2% 294 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.2 4K Read 23.3 33.5
18 4K Write 68.5 124
5.92 4K Mixed 13.6 22.2
89% 35.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 DQ Read 97.9 255
21.2 DQ Write 125 223
8.06 DQ Mixed 32.3 70.1
46.4% 85 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
131GB free
Firmware: 502ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 492
Write 157
Mixed 194
61% 281 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 70
4K Mixed 14.8
99% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 46.6
68% 126 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,393,235 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDNow V+200 240GB Builds (Compare 2,585 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII RANGER - $283

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,193

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 Comments

Controller: LSI SandForce SF-2281VB1-SDC. NAND: Intel Asynchronous 25nm MLC.

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Very poor

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bait and switch really hurt kingston's reputation


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good speed, low price


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