Average Bench: 52.3% (603rd of 848)

Based on 2,015 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 438MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB is 27.5%. 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 62.8MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,015 samples)
Min Avg Max
214 Read 438 514
157 Write 221 290
175 Mixed 247 326
66.5% 302 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.8 4K Read 21.4 28.9
10.9 4K Write 16.9 22.6
8.25 4K Mixed 13.2 18.2
58.2% 17.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 DQ Read 108 213
15.1 DQ Write 62.8 86.9
8.02 DQ Mixed 32.9 53.7
38.6% 68.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
353GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 422
Write 292
Mixed 297
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 21.1
4K Mixed 12.9
68% 20.1 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 23
DQ Mixed 11.6
30% 66.5 MB/s
140GB free
Firmware: 520ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 489
Write 218
Mixed 213
67% 307 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 16.1
4K Mixed 12.8
58% 16.8 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 73.5
DQ Mixed 10.4
43% 99.8 MB/s
337GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 263
Write 211
Mixed 230
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 17.4
4K Mixed 11.6
57% 16.8 MB/s
DQ Read 26.6
DQ Write 66.2
DQ Mixed 46.1
35% 46.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,574,185 SSDs tested.


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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 8,221 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop 48%
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $103

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $689

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