Average Bench: 51.8% (621st of 862)

Based on 3,102 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SV300S3

Average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB averaged 48.2% 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 434MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB is 29.3%. 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 16.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 61.4MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3,102 samples)
Min Avg Max
216 Read 434 513
154 Write 221 290
170 Mixed 245 306
66% 300 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.5 4K Read 21.3 28.7
10 4K Write 16.9 22.2
7.91 4K Mixed 12.8 18.4
57.6% 17 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 DQ Read 106 212
15.1 DQ Write 61.4 86.5
7.82 DQ Mixed 30.7 51.5
37.1% 66 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
447GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 511
Write 306
Mixed 359
87% 392 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 22.2
4K Mixed 20
78% 23.1 MB/s
DQ Read 203
DQ Write 90.3
DQ Mixed 51.7
64% 115 MB/s
251GB free
Firmware: 583ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 503
Write 191
Mixed 249
69% 314 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 16
4K Mixed 15.1
64% 18.3 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 68.1
DQ Mixed 35.1
53% 104 MB/s
5GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 497
Write 223
Mixed 241
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 9.72
4K Write 21.1
4K Mixed 13.2
43% 14.6 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 74.4
DQ Mixed 30.5
47% 93 MB/s
247GB free
Firmware: 583ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 508
Write 188
Mixed 269
70% 322 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 17.3
4K Mixed 10.7
58% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 76.2
DQ Write 67
DQ Mixed 38.3
38% 60.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,465,714 SSDs tested.


OutletPCUS $154.839 months ago.
AmazonUS $169.9933 mins ago.
NeweggUS $181.983 months ago.
EbayUS $235.7517 mins ago.
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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 10,136 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 39%
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Desktop 48%
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $703

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