Average Bench: 43% (691st of 873)

Based on 8,270 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A60G, KINGSTON SV300S37A60G, KINGSTON SV300S3, KINGSTON SV300S37A60

Below average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB averaged 56.9% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 54.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB is 31.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 72.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 62.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,270 samples)
Min Avg Max
149 Read 327 462
48.9 Write 72.9 116
67.7 Mixed 110 162
36.7% 170 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.3 4K Read 22.2 32.7
18.5 4K Write 54.8 78.6
5.42 4K Mixed 11.8 17.7
77.8% 29.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 DQ Read 62.8 113
38.4 DQ Write 68.5 112
6.8 DQ Mixed 18.7 32.5
27% 50 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
34GB free
Firmware: 505ABBF1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 454
Write 76.1
Mixed 115
46% 215 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 75.4
4K Mixed 19.6
112% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 92.1
DQ Write 76.6
DQ Mixed 31.5
38% 66.7 MB/s
14GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 443
Write 73.7
Mixed 125
46% 214 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 67.1
4K Mixed 14.9
92% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 76.5
DQ Mixed 32.2
40% 70.1 MB/s
5GB free
Firmware: 527ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 415
Write 68.2
Mixed 85.7
41% 190 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 68.5
4K Mixed 13.4
96% 36.6 MB/s
DQ Read 74.4
DQ Write 64.3
DQ Mixed 22.4
30% 53.7 MB/s
3GB free
Firmware: 580ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 383
Write 62.9
Mixed 73.5
37% 173 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 13.4
81% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 76.8
DQ Write 63.6
DQ Mixed 19.7
28% 53.4 MB/s
8GB free
Firmware: 580ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 350
Write 70.1
Mixed 106
38% 175 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 64.6
4K Mixed 12.4
88% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 22
DQ Write 64.7
DQ Mixed 8.63
17% 31.8 MB/s
7GB free
Firmware: 521ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 155
Write 47.7
Mixed 70.8
20% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 47.1
4K Mixed 9.01
68% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 53.9
DQ Write 51.9
DQ Mixed 16.7
22% 40.8 MB/s
39GB free
Firmware: 521ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 142
Write 50.7
Mixed 68.9
19% 87.2 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 45.4
4K Mixed 9.27
68% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 22
DQ Write 52.5
DQ Mixed 9.7
15% 28.1 MB/s
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Typical SSDNow V300 60GB Builds (Compare 8,123 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $76

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $401

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