Average Bench: 51.2% (821st of 1011)

Based on 8,393 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SV300S3

Average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB averaged 48.7% 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 89.3MB/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 29.2%. 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 17.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 76.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,393 samples)
Min Avg Max
180 Read 322 433
158 Write 238 321
162 Mixed 253 332
98.8 SusWrite 185 240
55.9% 249 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.2 4K Read 22.9 30.1
11.3 4K Write 17.9 23.3
12.1 4K Mixed 20.4 26.5
70.3% 20.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.1 DQ Read 164 222
20.3 DQ Write 76.2 90.7
22.7 DQ Mixed 89.3 109
74.5% 110 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
142GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 265 252 249 258 246 MB/s
Read 317
Write 276
Mixed 281
SusWrite 253
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 23.8
4K Mixed 25
93% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 87.7
DQ Mixed 104
86% 127 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 605ABBF2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 215 188 194 233 202 MB/s
Read 441
Write 308
Mixed 298
SusWrite 216
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 19.6
4K Mixed 22.5
76% 22.1 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 84
DQ Mixed 95.6
82% 123 MB/s
316GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 238 210 226 223 227 MB/s
Read 315
Write 270
Mixed 351
SusWrite 234
66% 293 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 21
4K Mixed 19.9
81% 23.4 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 90.3
DQ Mixed 103
90% 137 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,850,011 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $178 @ launch in Nov '12
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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 14,100 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $997

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