Average Bench: 52.1% (826th of 1021)

Based on 9,770 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SV300S3

Average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB averaged 47.8% 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 22.8MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB is 28.7%. 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 18.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 79MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,770 samples)
Min Avg Max
178 Read 327 445
152 Write 237 321
158 Mixed 252 331
102 SusWrite 183 242
55.9% 250 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.4 4K Read 22.8 30.5
11.4 4K Write 18.8 23.3
13.2 4K Mixed 21.2 27.1
71.7% 20.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.6 DQ Read 174 224
19.8 DQ Write 79 91.9
22.2 DQ Mixed 92.1 113
77.5% 115 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
142GB free
Firmware: BBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 213 207 240 251 250 MB/s
Read 395
Write 322
Mixed 319
SusWrite 230
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 23.6
4K Mixed 26.7
90% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 86.4
DQ Mixed 96.9
87% 135 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 247 236 246 243 243 MB/s
Read 362
Write 326
Mixed 320
SusWrite 248
71% 314 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 23.8
4K Mixed 27
88% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 88.2
DQ Mixed 98.8
86% 130 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 600ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 183 189 169 178 175 MB/s
Read 385
Write 246
Mixed 261
SusWrite 169
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 20.7
4K Mixed 24.1
83% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 74
DQ Mixed 88.4
80% 125 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 206 189 185 182 177 MB/s
Read 333
Write 242
Mixed 282
SusWrite 190
59% 262 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 20.1
4K Mixed 23
76% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 76.3
DQ Mixed 107
85% 121 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,404,771 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $178 @ launch in Nov '12
OutletPCUS $10013 months
AmazonUS $1962 months
EbayUS $30026 mins
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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 17,315 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $993

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