Average Bench: 50.9% (755th of 959)

Based on 5,212 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SV300S3

Average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB averaged 49.0% 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 84.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.9MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB is 29.8%. 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 18.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 76.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,212 samples)
Min Avg Max
176 Read 317 426
149 Write 240 324
161 Mixed 253 334
97.9 SusWrite 182 244
55.5% 248 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.9 4K Read 22.9 30.5
11.1 4K Write 18.2 23.4
11.8 4K Mixed 20.5 26.7
70.6% 20.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25 DQ Read 162 223
19.3 DQ Write 76.4 90.9
19.7 DQ Mixed 84.4 108
71.9% 108 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 520ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 178 204 212 194 215 MB/s
Read 357
Write 272
Mixed 290
SusWrite 204
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 16.8
4K Mixed 21.1
70% 20 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 83.6
DQ Mixed 92.3
84% 132 MB/s
358GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 221 209 197 213 198 MB/s
Read 355
Write 247
Mixed 249
SusWrite 212
60% 266 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 15.6
4K Mixed 17.1
59% 17.3 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 78
DQ Mixed 89.4
71% 100 MB/s
372GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 600ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 159 217 181 192 197 MB/s
Read 365
Write 232
Mixed 240
SusWrite 195
58% 258 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 13.4
4K Mixed 14.1
52% 15.1 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 73
DQ Mixed 78.7
75% 121 MB/s
430GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 520ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 203 203 203 189 183 MB/s
Read 217
Write 198
Mixed 198
SusWrite 198
46% 203 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 10.4
4K Mixed 12.4
43% 12.3 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 82.8
DQ Mixed 94.3
76% 110 MB/s
427GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 520ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 137 136 138 137 138 MB/s
Read 227
Write 155
Mixed 149
SusWrite 137
37% 167 MB/s
4K Read 13.1
4K Write 12
4K Mixed 13.3
43% 12.8 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 82.4
DQ Mixed 94.4
77% 111 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,145,409 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $178 @ launch in Nov '12
OutletPCUS $10812 hrs
NeweggUS $18214 months
AmazonUS $33221 days
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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 18,292 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,062

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