Average Bench: 51.5% - 604th / 836

Based on 1,550 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SV300S3

Average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB averaged 48.5% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 425MB/s
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Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB is 31.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 16.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 62.1MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,550 samples)
Min Avg Max
207 Read 425 513
152 Write 221 293
165 Mixed 246 340
65.4% 297 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.1 4K Read 21.1 28.4
10.4 4K Write 16.7 22.4
8.05 4K Mixed 13.1 18.5
57.6% 17 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.7 DQ Read 105 213
14.5 DQ Write 62.1 87.2
7.48 DQ Mixed 32.6 53.2
38% 66.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
365GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 508
Write 239
Mixed 311
78% 352 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 21.5
4K Mixed 19
69% 20.9 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 86.5
DQ Mixed 51.2
55% 93.4 MB/s
58GB free
Firmware: 605ABBF2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 331
Write 277
Mixed 271
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 18.4
4K Mixed 14.1
77% 21.6 MB/s
DQ Read 27.1
DQ Write 20
DQ Mixed 13.9
13% 20.3 MB/s
309GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 344
Write 223
Mixed 231
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 19.6
4K Mixed 10.8
57% 17.4 MB/s
DQ Read 27.7
DQ Write 20
DQ Mixed 11.5
12% 19.7 MB/s
67GB free
Firmware: 583ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 486
Write 159
Mixed 200
61% 282 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 10.2
4K Mixed 7.78
48% 13.2 MB/s
DQ Read 21.9
DQ Write 62.6
DQ Mixed 48.8
35% 44.4 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,130,604 SSDs tested.


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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 6,799 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 48%
Desktop 51%
Workstation 42%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $671

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