Average Bench: 52.2% (868th of 1059)

Based on 15,510 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 93MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB is 29.1%. 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 18.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 78.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,510 samples)
Min Avg Max
183 Read 327 460
164 Write 242 325
166 Mixed 258 336
93.2 SusWrite 184 250
56.6% 253 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.9 4K Read 23.5 30.7
10.7 4K Write 18.3 23.2
11.5 4K Mixed 20.8 26.6
72% 20.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.6 DQ Read 176 222
22.5 DQ Write 78.8 91.1
32.4 DQ Mixed 93 112
78% 116 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
120GB free
Firmware: 605ABBF2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 253 249 230 229 204 MB/s
Read 382
Write 291
Mixed 374
SusWrite 236
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 26.5
4K Mixed 23.2
95% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 135
110% 160 MB/s
69GB free
Firmware: 605ABBF2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 276 230 237 237 251 MB/s
Read 271
Write 284
Mixed 286
SusWrite 243
61% 271 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 18.9
4K Mixed 23.1
80% 22.9 MB/s
DQ Read 203
DQ Write 83
DQ Mixed 104
87% 130 MB/s
176GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 204 204 205 200 208 MB/s
Read 346
Write 249
Mixed 313
SusWrite 210
63% 279 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 17.2
4K Mixed 19.6
74% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 78.2
DQ Mixed 95.7
78% 112 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 265 246 235 233 187 MB/s
Read 335
Write 208
Mixed 236
SusWrite 226
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 15.3
4K Mixed 17.3
59% 17.1 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 87.6
DQ Mixed 98.4
83% 124 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 59,025,690 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $178 @ launch in Nov '12
AmazonUS $18511 months
EbayUS $25019 mins
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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 1,606 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $1,042

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