Average Bench: 52.2% (613th of 859)

Based on 2,988 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SV300S3

Average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB averaged 47.8% 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 21.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 437MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB is 28.1%. 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 16.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 62.5MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,988 samples)
Min Avg Max
221 Read 437 514
159 Write 223 292
171 Mixed 246 322
66.4% 302 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.4 4K Read 21.2 28.9
11.2 4K Write 16.9 22.6
7.91 4K Mixed 12.9 18.2
57.5% 17 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 DQ Read 112 212
14.7 DQ Write 62.5 87.3
8.26 DQ Mixed 32.7 52.2
38.9% 69 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
314GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 497
Write 193
Mixed 267
70% 319 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 17.5
4K Mixed 15.7
56% 17 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 81.4
DQ Mixed 48.2
57% 102 MB/s
151GB free
Firmware: 603A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 491
Write 189
Mixed 219
65% 300 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 20.9
4K Mixed 16
56% 17.8 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 81.4
DQ Mixed 48.5
57% 100 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: 541ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 494
Write 250
Mixed 258
73% 334 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 7.98
4K Mixed 11.5
57% 14.9 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: 583ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 505
Write 204
Mixed 261
71% 324 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 17.9
4K Mixed 11.2
57% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 23.7
DQ Write 19
DQ Mixed 42.4
26% 28.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,862,640 SSDs tested.


OutletPCUS $154.837 months ago.
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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 17,286 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 76%
Workstation 61%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $1,158

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