Average Bench: 51.7% (738th of 956)

Based on 4,746 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SV300S3

Average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB averaged 48.3% 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 22.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 65.9MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB is 27.6%. 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 17.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 70MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 4,746 samples)
Min Avg Max
192 Read 368 509
157 Write 232 316
177 Mixed 250 323
97.6 SusWrite 185 245
57.7% 259 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.4 4K Read 22.2 29.5
11.2 4K Write 17.7 23.2
9.33 4K Mixed 17.8 25.7
65.9% 19.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.9 DQ Read 139 221
17.7 DQ Write 70 89.8
9.44 DQ Mixed 65.9 105
59.3% 91.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
31GB free
Firmware: 605ABBF2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 154 154 147 155 154 MB/s
Read 394
Write 209
Mixed 213
SusWrite 162
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 23.6
4K Mixed 26.9
90% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 84.5
DQ Mixed 91.2
82% 127 MB/s
255GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 94 94 95 96 96 MB/s
Read 164
Write 169
Mixed 164
SusWrite 95.2
33% 148 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 14.5
4K Mixed 16.4
56% 16.4 MB/s
DQ Read 23.1
DQ Write 18.6
DQ Mixed 20.7
16% 20.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,023,630 SSDs tested.


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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 22,920 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 74%
Workstation 59%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,157

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