SanDiskSDSSDHII-120G-G25
$76
KingstonSV300S37A/120G
 $76 

Controller: Marvell 88SS9187. Memory: SanDisk 19nm TLC. Release date: Q3 2014.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 303,889 user samples
9,559 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 93% 60GB free
Worst Bench: 55% 53GB free (System drive)
Poor: 55% Great: 93%
SPEED RANK: 508th / 1058
294,330 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% 11GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 34% 93GB free (System drive)
Poor: 34% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 852nd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
77.6 % Much faster effective speed.
+45%
53.6 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
450 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+95%
231 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
328 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+167%
123 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
29.1 MB/s Faster random read.
+28%
22.8 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
79.3 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+10%
72.4 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
225 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+44%
156 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
35.6 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+21%
29.4 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
125 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+40%
89.4 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
501 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+29%
389 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
457 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+201%
152 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
35.1 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+10%
31.9 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
109 MB/s +5% 104 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
308 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+52%
203 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
45.5 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+13%
40.4 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
167 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+35%
124 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 44,303,741 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.45 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,150%
Value
Value For Money
7.11 % 9 % Better value.
+27%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 53 % +2%
Price
Price (score)
$76 $34 Much cheaper.
+55%
Age
Newest
81 Months More recent.
+21%
103 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
314 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+64%
191 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
312 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+105%
152 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,081 Pts Much stronger server IO.
+62%
668 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
253 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+101%
126 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
281 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+181%
100 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
236 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+100%
118 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
202 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+121%
91.5 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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