OCZTRN150-25SAT3-120G
KingstonSV300S37A/120G

Controller: Toshiba TC58. Flash NAND: Toshiba 15nm TLC. Release date: Q2 2016.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 346,549 user samples
3,420 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% 56GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 49% 66GB free (System drive)
Poor: 49% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 572nd / 1058
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
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
74.3 % Much faster effective speed.
+37%
54.2 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
456 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+95%
234 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
407 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+226%
125 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.3 MB/s Faster random read.
+13%
23.2 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
74 MB/s +0% 73.8 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
320 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+105%
156 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
33 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+11%
29.8 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
93.5 MB/s +4% 90.3 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+27%
406 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
471 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+208%
153 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
32.1 MB/s 32.9 MB/s +2%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
105 MB/s 107 MB/s +2%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
367 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+82%
202 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40.7 MB/s 41.3 MB/s +1%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
117 MB/s 126 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+8%
Market Share
Based on 47,331,118 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.41 % Insanely higher market share.
+4,000%
Value
Value For Money
9.31 % Much better value.
+74%
5.36 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 53 % +2%
Price
Price (score)
$50 Cheaper.
+27%
$69
Age
Newest
65 Months Much more recent.
+39%
106 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
358 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+80%
199 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
372 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+143%
153 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,200 Pts Much stronger server IO.
+75%
688 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
179 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+36%
132 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
310 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+210%
100 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
284 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+141%
118 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
146 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+61%
90.7 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
120GB 120GB
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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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