Average Bench: 51.6% (867th of 1058)

Based on 15,710 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SV300S3

Average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB averaged 48.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 92.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.1MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB is 27.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 17.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 77.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,710 samples)
Min Avg Max
189 Read 327 446
159 Write 237 321
171 Mixed 253 329
102 SusWrite 183 245
55.9% 250 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.5 4K Read 23.1 30.8
11.2 4K Write 17.8 23.3
12.3 4K Mixed 20.6 26.7
70.8% 20.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
54.3 DQ Read 174 222
39.6 DQ Write 77.4 90.8
25.6 DQ Mixed 92.1 108
77.2% 115 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
341GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 205 210 209 184 206 MB/s
Read 402
Write 246
Mixed 296
SusWrite 205
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 19.6
4K Mixed 22.3
74% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 84.9
DQ Mixed 98.1
74% 100 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 134 126 105 98 98 MB/s
Read 314
Write 267
Mixed 273
SusWrite 130
55% 246 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 22.7
4K Mixed 24.9
89% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 89.5
DQ Mixed 105
86% 125 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 124 152 151 106 114 MB/s
Read 374
Write 222
Mixed 235
SusWrite 137
54% 242 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 16.9
4K Mixed 19.1
63% 18.5 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 83.3
DQ Mixed 95.5
84% 130 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 157 128 113 120 96 MB/s
Read 264
Write 242
Mixed 275
SusWrite 127
51% 227 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 19.5
4K Mixed 22.8
80% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 63.1
DQ Mixed 101
78% 109 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,077,277 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $178 @ launch in Nov '12
AmazonUS $19621 mins
EbayUS $2509 mins
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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 40,909 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $493

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