Average Bench: 52.4% (637th of 885)

Based on 4,132 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SV300S3

Average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB averaged 47.5% 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 21.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 441MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB is 29.6%. 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 16.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 65MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,132 samples)
Min Avg Max
218 Read 441 514
157 Write 222 291
171 Mixed 245 302
66.5% 302 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.4 4K Read 21.1 28.2
10.8 4K Write 16.6 21.8
7.71 4K Mixed 13.1 18.5
57.5% 16.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.1 DQ Read 115 214
14.9 DQ Write 65 86.5
7.72 DQ Mixed 33.2 51.5
39.9% 71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
326GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 494
Write 286
Mixed 284
78% 355 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 15.8
4K Mixed 13.3
56% 16.4 MB/s
DQ Read 90.4
DQ Write 70.2
DQ Mixed 40.5
41% 67 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 497
Write 198
Mixed 238
68% 311 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 14.8
4K Mixed 13.2
50% 15 MB/s
DQ Read 93.1
DQ Write 77
DQ Mixed 46.3
45% 72.1 MB/s
60GB free
Firmware: 600ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 411
Write 144
Mixed 189
54% 248 MB/s
4K Read 6.49
4K Write 6.46
4K Mixed 3.89
18% 5.61 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,645,497 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $178 @ launch in Nov '12
OutletPCUS $15512 months
NeweggUS $1826 months
AmazonUS $26822 days
EbayUS $4707 mins
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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 17,715 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,261

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