Average Bench: 52% (607th of 850)

Based on 2,280 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SV300S3

Average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB averaged 47.9% 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 21.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 432MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB is 28.2%. 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 16.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 63.6MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,280 samples)
Min Avg Max
210 Read 432 515
158 Write 220 292
169 Mixed 244 320
65.7% 299 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.3 4K Read 21.3 28.5
10.7 4K Write 16.8 22.7
8.21 4K Mixed 13.2 18.3
58.1% 17.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.1 DQ Read 113 214
15.5 DQ Write 63.6 87.3
7.89 DQ Mixed 32.6 53.6
39.1% 69.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
410GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 487
Write 268
Mixed 353
82% 369 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 16.6
4K Mixed 11.8
62% 17.7 MB/s
DQ Read 26.3
DQ Write 87.7
DQ Mixed 10.6
22% 41.5 MB/s
420GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 370
Write 247
Mixed 271
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 18.3
4K Mixed 15.9
60% 18 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 85.5
DQ Mixed 47.9
56% 99.2 MB/s
55GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 512
Write 198
Mixed 244
70% 318 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 19.5
4K Mixed 12.7
55% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 25.3
DQ Write 17.6
DQ Mixed 12.5
12% 18.5 MB/s
185GB free
Firmware: 583ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 493
Write 142
Mixed 204
61% 280 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 14.5
4K Mixed 11.2
53% 15.3 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 17.3
DQ Mixed 47.5
47% 79.7 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,858,783 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 40%
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Desktop 48%
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $697

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