SamsungMZ-75E120B
KingstonSV300S37A/120G

Controller: Samsung Dual Core MGX. Memory: Samsung 40nm TLC V-NAND. Release date: Q4 2014.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 348,047 user samples
57,190 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 114% 76GB free
Worst Bench: 73% 25GB free (System drive)
Poor: 73% Great: 114%
SPEED RANK: 250th / 1058
290,857 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% 98GB free
Worst Bench: 33% 8GB free
Poor: 33% Great: 73%
SPEED RANK: 846th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
97.8 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+81%
54 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
468 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+95%
240 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
434 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+250%
124 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
39.5 MB/s Much faster random read.
+71%
23.1 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
94.3 MB/s Much faster random write.
+32%
71.7 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
359 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+126%
159 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
51.1 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+73%
29.5 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
168 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+86%
90.5 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
507 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+26%
401 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
491 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+221%
153 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
47.6 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+50%
31.8 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
124 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+16%
107 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
417 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+110%
199 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
62.5 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+55%
40.4 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
189 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+51%
125 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 41,717,257 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.1 % 0.46 % Hugely higher market share.
+360%
Value
Value For Money
8.8 % Much better value.
+60%
5.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
58 % Slightly more popular.
+9%
53 %
Price
Price (score)
$78 $66 Cheaper.
+15%
Age
Newest
76 Months More recent.
+25%
101 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
386 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+100%
193 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
362 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+140%
151 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,285 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+91%
674 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
363 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+169%
135 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
344 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+241%
101 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
304 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+160%
117 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
313 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+238%
92.5 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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