KingstonSV300S37A/240G
HyperXSHSS37A/120G
$80

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

 $80 

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 158,196 user samples
152,421 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 83% 580GB free
Worst Bench: 38% 33GB free (System drive)
Poor: 38% Great: 83%
SPEED RANK: 755th / 1058
5,775 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 112GB free
Worst Bench: 59% 65GB free (System drive)
Poor: 59% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 390th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
63 % 85 % Much faster effective speed.
+35%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
281 MB/s 442 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+57%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
208 MB/s 319 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+53%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
23.6 MB/s 26.1 MB/s Faster random read.
+11%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
76.7 MB/s 78.8 MB/s +3%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
219 MB/s 266 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+21%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
31.9 MB/s 33.1 MB/s +4%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
133 MB/s 265 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+99%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
392 MB/s 513 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
+31%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
266 MB/s 414 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+56%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
33 MB/s +2% 32.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
108 MB/s 115 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+6%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
278 MB/s 311 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+12%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.7 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+6%
41.3 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
190 MB/s 395 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+108%
Market Share
Based on 45,391,012 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.24 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,300%
0.01 %
Value
Value For Money
13.8 % Hugely better value.
+85%
7.49 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 53 %
Price
Price (score)
$47 Much cheaper.
+41%
$80
Age
Newest
104 Months 75 Months More recent.
+28%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
257 MB/s 364 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+42%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
254 MB/s 352 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
+39%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
893 Pts 1191 Pts Much stronger server IO.
+33%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
214 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+34%
160 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
156 MB/s 323 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+107%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
185 MB/s 268 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+45%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
150 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+127%
66 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
240GB 120GB
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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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