CorsairCSSD-F120GB3-BK
$109
KingstonSV300S37A/240G
 $109 

Controller: LSI SandForce SF2281VB1-SDC. Memory: Micron Asynchronous 25nm MLC. Release date: Q2 2011.

Controller: LSI SandForce SF2281. Flash Memory: Toshiba 19nm Toggle Mode MLC. Release date: Q4 2012.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 183,997 user samples
20,730 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 61% 17GB free
Worst Bench: 32% 30GB free (System drive)
Poor: 32% Great: 61%
SPEED RANK: 884th / 1058
163,267 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 84% 223GB free
Worst Bench: 39% 17GB free (System drive)
Poor: 39% Great: 84%
SPEED RANK: 741st / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
48.3 % 64 % Much faster effective speed.
+33%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
151 MB/s 284 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+88%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
112 MB/s 209 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+87%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
22.4 MB/s 23.9 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+7%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
68.4 MB/s 77.4 MB/s Faster random write.
+13%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
128 MB/s 220 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+72%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
26.4 MB/s 32.6 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+23%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
89.2 MB/s 135 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+51%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
184 MB/s 393 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+114%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
125 MB/s 265 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+112%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28.9 MB/s 33 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+14%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
106 MB/s 110 MB/s +4%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
142 MB/s 278 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+96%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
34 MB/s 44 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+29%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
102 MB/s 194 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+90%
Market Share
Based on 47,032,953 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.22 % Hugely higher market share.
+1,000%
Value
Value For Money
3.37 % 14 % Hugely better value.
+317%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 53 % +4%
Price
Price (score)
$109 $47 Much cheaper.
+56%
Age
Newest
124 Months 106 Months More recent.
+15%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
144 MB/s 264 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+83%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
124 MB/s 253 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+104%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
541 Pts 904 Pts Much stronger server IO.
+67%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
119 MB/s 213 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+79%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
119 MB/s 162 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+36%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
108 MB/s 188 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+74%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
90.2 MB/s 154 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+71%
Capacity
Capacity
120GB 240GB
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This is yet another Sandforce 2881 based SSD from Kingston, this time coupled with newer 19nm Nand flash. In terms of performance the V300 is nothing we haven't seen before with other Sandforce based SSDs. A side-by-side comparison with the HyperX shows that the two drives have a near identical performance profile which is more than a little disappointing given that the V300 is 16 months newer. With a sequential write speed of just 280 MB/s the V300 lags the group leaders by 62%, an expected result for a Sandforce based drive. To conclude, Kingston aren't offering anything new with the V300, consequently there are far faster (and cheaper) drives available elsewhere including the excellent Samsung Evo which is the current group leader. [Jan '14 SSDrivePro]

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