Average Bench: 52% (607th of 848)

Based on 1,771 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SV300S3

Average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB averaged 47.9% 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 Read Speed 21.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 436MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB is 28.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 16.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 62.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,771 samples)
Min Avg Max
214 Read 436 514
158 Write 220 288
175 Mixed 247 322
66.2% 301 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.2 4K Read 21.2 28.6
10.4 4K Write 16.7 22.4
7.97 4K Mixed 13.2 18.3
58% 17.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 DQ Read 109 215
14.5 DQ Write 62.7 86.6
7.81 DQ Mixed 32.9 52.4
38.7% 68.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
364GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 497
Write 298
Mixed 297
80% 364 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 20.3
4K Mixed 17.3
74% 21.5 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 80.7
DQ Mixed 47.6
63% 117 MB/s
329GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 476
Write 254
Mixed 280
74% 336 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 20.3
4K Mixed 17.2
76% 22 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 82.8
DQ Mixed 51.5
58% 102 MB/s
185GB free
Firmware: 520ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 209
Mixed 271
72% 326 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 19
4K Mixed 13.5
70% 20.3 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 81.2
DQ Mixed 54.1
65% 118 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 366
Write 272
Mixed 253
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 14.7
4K Mixed 14.1
72% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 32.3
DQ Write 85.5
DQ Mixed 43.4
38% 53.8 MB/s
381GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 495
Write 263
Mixed 275
76% 344 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 10.3
4K Mixed 6.09
33% 9.74 MB/s
DQ Read 11.6
DQ Write 10.9
DQ Mixed 38.2
21% 20.2 MB/s
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OutletPCUS $154.831 month ago.
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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 7,641 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 40%
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Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $91

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $695

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