Average Bench: 71.2% (449th of 956)

Based on 33,017 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SUV400S37240G, KINGSTON SUV400S3724

Good average bench

The Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB averaged 28.7% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 137MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB is 41.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 131MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 228MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 33,017 samples)
Min Avg Max
310 Read 434 496
288 Write 391 455
44.8 Mixed 228 354
103 SusWrite 131 145
66% 296 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.6 4K Read 27 35.8
35.9 4K Write 71.6 104
10.1 4K Mixed 29.5 44.1
117% 42.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.2 DQ Read 260 325
85.5 DQ Write 204 279
37.9 DQ Mixed 137 185
128% 200 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3K87RA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 195 102 91 88 87 MB/s
Read 454
Write 428
Mixed 338
SusWrite 135
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 43.3
159% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 133
144% 242 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3G37R5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 104 90 81 98 37 MB/s
Read 478
Write 400
Mixed 329
SusWrite 120
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 80
4K Mixed 41.1
146% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 176
146% 210 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 146 111 94 83 87 MB/s
Read 477
Write 402
Mixed 52.3
SusWrite 128
58% 265 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 29.5
141% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 128
115% 179 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3G37R5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 181 30 27 54 33 MB/s
Read 421
Write 374
Mixed 163
SusWrite 93.1
58% 263 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 88.2
4K Mixed 29.2
126% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 175
155% 233 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 153 68 64 108 96 MB/s
Read 446
Write 403
Mixed 98
SusWrite 128
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 62.4
4K Mixed 20.6
95% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 133
123% 195 MB/s
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 123 113 103 95 87 MB/s
Read 358
Write 227
Mixed 241
SusWrite 106
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 49.3
4K Mixed 30.2
104% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 113
106% 166 MB/s
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 173 96 83 89 85 MB/s
Read 450
Write 410
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 137
58% 263 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 51.9
4K Mixed 7
73% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 121
132% 222 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 169 94 86 87 84 MB/s
Read 38
Write 395
Mixed 313
SusWrite 136
51% 221 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 56
4K Mixed 21.4
89% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 132
140% 232 MB/s
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Typical SSDNow UV400 240GB Builds (Compare 22,876 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,047

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