KingstonSV300S37A/120G
HyperXSHSS37A/960G

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

Controller: Phison PS3110. NAND Memory: Toshiba A19 MLC. Release date: Q2 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 344,503 user samples
343,129 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 74% 60GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 33% 14GB free (System drive)
Poor: 33% Great: 74%
SPEED RANK: 844th / 1058
1,374 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% 855GB free
Worst Bench: 64% 836GB free (System drive)
Poor: 64% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 314th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
54.2 % 90.4 % Much faster effective speed.
+67%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
234 MB/s 449 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+92%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
125 MB/s 404 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+223%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
23.2 MB/s 25.7 MB/s Faster random read.
+11%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
73.8 MB/s +2% 72.2 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
156 MB/s 308 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+97%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
29.8 MB/s 32.4 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+9%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
90.3 MB/s 382 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+323%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
406 MB/s 510 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+26%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
153 MB/s 486 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+218%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
32.9 MB/s 34 MB/s +3%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
107 MB/s 109 MB/s +2%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
202 MB/s 353 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+75%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
41.3 MB/s 42 MB/s +2%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
126 MB/s 477 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+279%
Market Share
Based on 47,074,692 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.41 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
0 %
Value
Value For Money
5.36 % 11.4 % Hugely better value.
+112%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % +2% 52 %
Price
Price (score)
$69 Hugely cheaper.
+83%
$397
Age
Newest
106 Months 77 Months More recent.
+27%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
199 MB/s 377 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+89%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
153 MB/s 355 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+132%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
688 Pts 1,221 Pts Much stronger server IO.
+78%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
132 MB/s 177 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+34%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
100 MB/s 291 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+191%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
118 MB/s 281 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+138%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
90.7 MB/s 111 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+22%
Capacity
Capacity
120GB 960GB
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The 120GB Kingston V300 has a performance profile that closely matches its 240GB sibling. Both drives utilize a Sandforce LSI controller and therefore demonstrate relative weakness in their write speeds. With burst sequential read/write speeds of 497/166 MBps and 4k burst read/write speeds of 30/97 MBps the 120GB V300 is amongst the slower SSDs I have seen. A concern I have with this drive is the relatively slow real world speeds our users have experienced. Most drives have average throughput rates that are around 75% of peak. Both this and the 240GB V300s, based on 130 samples, are averaging sequential read rates of around 240 MBps which is less than 50% of peak. It's not all bad news though because the V300's are priced extremely aggressively and as a result still offer decent value for money. [Feb '14 SSDrivePro]

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