Average Bench: 50.8% (777th of 976)

Based on 6,027 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON SV300S37A480G, KINGSTON KINGSTON SV300S3

Average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB averaged 49.2% 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 87MB/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 29.8%. 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 18MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 76.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,027 samples)
Min Avg Max
185 Read 318 431
159 Write 236 323
166 Mixed 249 335
98.6 SusWrite 181 243
55.1% 246 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.9 4K Read 22.5 30.1
11.4 4K Write 18 23.5
13 4K Mixed 20.6 26.9
70.1% 20.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.4 DQ Read 165 222
19.6 DQ Write 76.5 90.7
20.4 DQ Mixed 87 109
73.5% 109 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
446GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 240 233 238 234 239 MB/s
Read 302
Write 302
Mixed 331
SusWrite 244
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 17.3
4K Mixed 23.6
84% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 91.1
DQ Mixed 97.6
83% 123 MB/s
167GB free
Firmware: 605ABBF2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 234 214 219 218 227 MB/s
Read 291
Write 273
Mixed 266
SusWrite 222
59% 263 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 21.4
4K Mixed 24.8
86% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 81.3
DQ Mixed 25.1
48% 99.3 MB/s
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 605ABBF2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 163 162 147 139 140 MB/s
Read 206
Write 206
Mixed 193
SusWrite 156
43% 190 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 13.1
4K Mixed 14.5
41% 12.6 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 88.8
DQ Mixed 95.8
77% 111 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,388,192 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $178 @ launch in Nov '12
OutletPCUS $10010 hrs
AmazonUS $17010 days
NeweggUS $18216 months
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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 20,626 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,010

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