Average Bench: 51% (825th of 1016)

Based on 7,652 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SV300S3

Average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB averaged 48.9% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 87.8MB/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 29.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 18MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 75.2MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 7,652 samples)
Min Avg Max
179 Read 320 430
155 Write 235 321
158 Mixed 250 330
102 SusWrite 180 240
55.2% 246 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.2 4K Read 23.1 29.9
11.7 4K Write 18 23.3
13 4K Mixed 20.7 26.6
71% 20.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.7 DQ Read 162 222
19.4 DQ Write 75.2 90.9
21.5 DQ Mixed 87.8 108
73.3% 108 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
66GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 245 238 227 249 257 MB/s
Read 312
Write 238
Mixed 239
SusWrite 246
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 22.1
4K Mixed 24.7
82% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 84.9
DQ Mixed 108
92% 138 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 201 200 206 198 213 MB/s
Read 330
Write 241
Mixed 293
SusWrite 206
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 16.7
4K Mixed 18.7
66% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 79.5
DQ Mixed 99.2
86% 130 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,681,288 SSDs tested.


Approx. $178 @ launch in Nov '12
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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 15,072 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 51%
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 47%

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $1,026

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