Average Bench: 51.6% (700th of 927)

Based on 4,354 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SV300S3

Average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB averaged 48.4% 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 20.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 445MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB is 28.3%. 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 16.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 60.8MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 4,354 samples)
Min Avg Max
217 Read 445 512
154 Write 218 285
164 Mixed 242 305
66.3% 302 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.1 4K Read 20.5 28.3
10.7 4K Write 16.3 22.2
7.79 4K Mixed 12.5 18
55.9% 16.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 DQ Read 108 211
14.9 DQ Write 60.8 86.8
7.68 DQ Mixed 31.5 52.1
37.6% 66.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
239GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 489
Write 239
Mixed 274
73% 334 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 19.3
4K Mixed 15.1
71% 20.5 MB/s
DQ Read 203
DQ Write 84.4
DQ Mixed 50
62% 112 MB/s
291GB free
Firmware: 608A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 505
Write 265
Mixed 249
75% 340 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 24.4
4K Mixed 13.4
59% 19 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 86.4
DQ Mixed 49.7
53% 89.1 MB/s
88GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 216
Write 172
Mixed 158
40% 182 MB/s
4K Read 12.4
4K Write 16.2
4K Mixed 9.81
40% 12.8 MB/s
DQ Read 24.8
DQ Write 18
DQ Mixed 10.4
11% 17.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,146,553 SSDs tested.


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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 21,061 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 75%
Workstation 60%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,288

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