Average Bench: 52.2% (610th of 853)

Based on 2,630 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SV300S3

Average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB averaged 47.7% 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 433MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB is 28.9%. 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 63.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,630 samples)
Min Avg Max
212 Read 433 514
159 Write 224 294
171 Mixed 245 334
66.1% 301 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 4K Read 21.1 28.8
10.6 4K Write 16.6 22.6
8.29 4K Mixed 13.1 18.2
57.5% 16.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 DQ Read 117 215
15.4 DQ Write 63.8 88.2
7.98 DQ Mixed 33.8 53.6
40.3% 71.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
446GB free
Firmware: 583ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 213
Mixed 271
72% 328 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 13.9
4K Mixed 13.4
56% 16.1 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 77.9
DQ Mixed 42.8
58% 110 MB/s
45GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 422
Write 205
Mixed 221
62% 283 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 17.2
4K Mixed 17.8
64% 18.8 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 72.5
DQ Mixed 44.7
51% 88.7 MB/s
22GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 189
Mixed 258
69% 316 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 15.2
4K Mixed 8.9
49% 14.6 MB/s
DQ Read 21.6
DQ Write 80.8
DQ Mixed 9.3
19% 37.2 MB/s
152GB free
Firmware: 600A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 305
Write 202
Mixed 222
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 18.2
4K Mixed 9.61
58% 17.2 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 64.8
DQ Mixed 10
38% 88 MB/s
416GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 208
Write 162
Mixed 193
42% 187 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 16.9
4K Mixed 9.68
53% 15.7 MB/s
DQ Read 21.4
DQ Write 16.6
DQ Mixed 9.43
10% 15.8 MB/s
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OutletPCUS $154.835 months ago.
AmazonUS $179.951 day ago.
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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 15,355 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,129

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