Average Bench: 51.1% (819th of 1011)

Based on 8,361 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 90.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB is 30.3%. 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 8,361 samples)
Min Avg Max
183 Read 325 443
148 Write 237 323
169 Mixed 254 339
111 SusWrite 185 241
56% 250 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.1 4K Read 22.6 30
10.1 4K Write 18 23.2
11.2 4K Mixed 20.3 26.5
69.7% 20.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.5 DQ Read 164 223
19.8 DQ Write 76.7 91.2
22.6 DQ Mixed 90.1 112
74.9% 110 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 236 236 202 233 159 MB/s
Read 401
Write 334
Mixed 316
SusWrite 224
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 23.8
4K Mixed 26.7
88% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 86.1
DQ Mixed 99.3
88% 136 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 198 204 214 208 206 MB/s
Read 464
Write 207
Mixed 235
SusWrite 210
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 19.6
4K Mixed 23.3
81% 23.4 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 85.7
DQ Mixed 95.1
72% 95.8 MB/s
104GB free
Firmware: 605ABBF2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 232 226 232 231 228 MB/s
Read 345
Write 255
Mixed 252
SusWrite 227
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 20.1
4K Mixed 23
75% 22 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 90.1
DQ Mixed 97.9
86% 131 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,503,719 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $178 @ launch in Nov '12
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Typical SSDNow V300 480GB Builds (Compare 13,316 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 49%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 47%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $997

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