Average Bench: 51.9% (798th of 996)

Based on 7,169 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SV300S3

Average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB averaged 48.0% 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 89.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB is 30.4%. 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 18MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 76.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,169 samples)
Min Avg Max
188 Read 326 427
152 Write 238 322
157 Mixed 255 330
117 SusWrite 190 245
56.5% 252 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 4K Read 23 30.6
11.2 4K Write 18 23.6
12.3 4K Mixed 20.7 26.9
70.9% 20.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.1 DQ Read 166 223
20 DQ Write 76.7 90.7
21.1 DQ Mixed 89.3 109
74.8% 111 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
110GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 210 206 189 194 199 MB/s
Read 382
Write 247
Mixed 288
SusWrite 197
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 20.2
4K Mixed 23.2
76% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 73
DQ Write 85.2
DQ Mixed 97.2
68% 85.1 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 520ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 156 155 154 150 163 MB/s
Read 216
Write 253
Mixed 205
SusWrite 164
47% 210 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 16.9
4K Mixed 20.8
74% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 67.3
DQ Mixed 108
89% 131 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 65 84 69 96 91 MB/s
Read 334
Write 219
Mixed 277
SusWrite 96.6
52% 232 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 16.4
4K Mixed 22.7
61% 18.1 MB/s
DQ Read 83.2
DQ Write 85.4
DQ Mixed 76.5
60% 81.7 MB/s
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 583A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 72 101 93 110 113 MB/s
Read 269
Write 234
Mixed 286
SusWrite 110
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 17.5
4K Mixed 14.1
64% 18.5 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 85.5
DQ Mixed 99
74% 98.6 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 13,722,657 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $178 @ launch in Nov '12
OutletPCUS $10014 hrs
AmazonUS $1704 months
NeweggUS $18220 months
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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 10,623 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $982

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