Average Bench: 65.4% (619th of 991)

Based on 33,585 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SUV400S37120G

Above average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB averaged 34.5% 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 107MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB is 37.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 82.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 189MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 33,585 samples)
Min Avg Max
301 Read 433 494
279 Write 338 367
93.6 Mixed 189 331
70.8 SusWrite 82.3 87
57.8% 261 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.6 4K Read 26.4 32.8
34.6 4K Write 66.9 102
8.01 4K Mixed 28.5 41.3
112% 40.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.8 DQ Read 251 308
73.1 DQ Write 150 268
32.5 DQ Mixed 107 174
105% 169 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 60 60 56 52 60 MB/s
Read 496
Write 345
Mixed 324
SusWrite 85.6
69% 312 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 70.6
4K Mixed 36.2
131% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 92
DQ Mixed 112
106% 171 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 68 64 58 39 53 MB/s
Read 431
Write 331
Mixed 309
SusWrite 74.6
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 63.6
4K Mixed 31.7
114% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 92
DQ Mixed 109
102% 166 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 65 63 54 59 55 MB/s
Read 459
Write 157
Mixed 319
SusWrite 83.8
56% 255 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 50.4
4K Mixed 29.2
100% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 89.7
DQ Mixed 163
122% 167 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,089,043 SSDs tested.

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Typical SSDNow UV400 120GB Builds (Compare 23,903 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $618

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