Average Bench: 50.8% (809th of 1003)

Based on 7,320 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 86.4MB/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 30.1%. 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 74.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,320 samples)
Min Avg Max
175 Read 312 436
150 Write 239 323
163 Mixed 252 336
96.6 SusWrite 185 245
55.4% 247 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.5 4K Read 22.8 30.9
11.1 4K Write 18 23.7
12.4 4K Mixed 20.5 26.9
70.4% 20.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.8 DQ Read 160 223
18.8 DQ Write 74.3 91.3
19.8 DQ Mixed 86.4 110
72.2% 107 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
22GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 168 149 145 127 139 MB/s
Read 306
Write 300
Mixed 336
SusWrite 154
62% 274 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 20.7
4K Mixed 23.4
76% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 89.2
DQ Mixed 94.5
86% 134 MB/s
406GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 520ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 160 161 164 166 164 MB/s
Read 338
Write 191
Mixed 158
SusWrite 161
47% 212 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 11.7
4K Mixed 12.5
51% 14.4 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 79.8
DQ Mixed 93.8
80% 122 MB/s
344GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 600ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 163 169 162 157 158 MB/s
Read 365
Write 226
Mixed 257
SusWrite 162
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 11.8
4K Mixed 13.1
45% 13.1 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 67.4
DQ Mixed 82.7
76% 120 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 111 79 74 88 84 MB/s
Read 205
Write 234
Mixed 215
SusWrite 101
42% 189 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 17.6
4K Mixed 19.3
68% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 77.8
DQ Mixed 85.3
72% 107 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,196,174 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $178 @ launch in Nov '12
OutletPCUS $1002 months
NeweggUS $18222 months
AmazonUS $2861 month
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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 11,534 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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