Average Bench: 50.9% (795th of 991)

Based on 6,738 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SV300S3

Average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB averaged 49.1% 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 86.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB is 30.2%. 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 18.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 76MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,738 samples)
Min Avg Max
184 Read 316 436
162 Write 240 320
157 Mixed 249 329
100 SusWrite 182 241
55.3% 247 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.9 4K Read 22.8 30.8
11.1 4K Write 18.1 23.4
11.6 4K Mixed 20.6 26.8
70.5% 20.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.6 DQ Read 163 222
19.9 DQ Write 76 90.3
21.3 DQ Mixed 86.9 107
73% 108 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
170GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 248 245 249 272 267 MB/s
Read 369
Write 336
Mixed 345
SusWrite 259
74% 327 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 23.9
4K Mixed 27.1
87% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 85.9
DQ Mixed 92.4
77% 113 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,089,043 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $178 @ launch in Nov '12
OutletPCUS $10022 hrs
AmazonUS $1702 months
EbayUS $1704 mins
NeweggUS $18218 months
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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 23,463 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,018

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