Average Bench: 51.1% (818th of 1011)

Based on 7,173 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SV300S3

Average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB averaged 48.8% 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 87.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB is 27.8%. 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 76MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,173 samples)
Min Avg Max
184 Read 325 449
163 Write 241 323
171 Mixed 256 329
107 SusWrite 185 243
56.4% 252 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.1 4K Read 22.5 30.2
11.1 4K Write 17.9 23.6
12.2 4K Mixed 20.2 26.8
69.4% 20.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.9 DQ Read 163 222
19.5 DQ Write 76 90.5
21.2 DQ Mixed 87.3 109
73.3% 109 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
79GB free
Firmware: 520ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 167 171 170 175 175 MB/s
Read 447
Write 210
Mixed 180
SusWrite 171
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 20
4K Mixed 23.8
86% 24.5 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 78.5
DQ Mixed 103
88% 134 MB/s
168GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 236 224 229 219 226 MB/s
Read 359
Write 331
Mixed 343
SusWrite 227
71% 315 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 21.6
4K Mixed 24
79% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 86.3
DQ Mixed 91.2
78% 118 MB/s
326GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 197 189 198 198 192 MB/s
Read 391
Write 202
Mixed 195
SusWrite 200
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 17.1
4K Mixed 19
65% 19 MB/s
DQ Read 99.2
DQ Write 82.2
DQ Mixed 96.4
71% 92.6 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 128 128 131 131 141 MB/s
Read 392
Write 210
Mixed 195
SusWrite 136
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 16.3
4K Mixed 17
67% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 68
DQ Write 45.7
DQ Mixed 56.4
42% 56.7 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,734,479 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $178 @ launch in Nov '12
OutletPCUS $1003 months
AmazonUS $2863 months
EbayUS $30029 mins
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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 12,390 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $997

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