Average Bench: 70.9% (587th of 1016)

Based on 62,912 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SUV400S37240G, KINGSTON SUV400S3724

Good average bench

The Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB averaged 29.1% 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 133MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB is 42.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 129MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 215MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 62,912 samples)
Min Avg Max
284 Read 438 498
288 Write 397 454
40.2 Mixed 215 355
90.4 SusWrite 129 146
65.6% 295 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 27.1 35.8
35 4K Write 70.5 102
6.93 4K Mixed 29.4 43.5
116% 42.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.2 DQ Read 260 327
69.1 DQ Write 198 282
37.8 DQ Mixed 133 186
125% 197 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 184 97 86 93 89 MB/s
Read 494
Write 395
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 138
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 42.2
166% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 180
165% 252 MB/s
140GB free
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 118 91 91 91 86 MB/s
Read 499
Write 465
Mixed 357
SusWrite 140
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 94.3
4K Mixed 42.7
154% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 190
170% 256 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 161 67 112 35 97 MB/s
Read 513
Write 454
Mixed 183
SusWrite 122
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 86.6
4K Mixed 45.3
153% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 132
121% 190 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3K87RA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 191 95 94 87 39 MB/s
Read 440
Write 454
Mixed 302
SusWrite 130
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 39.8
154% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 152
127% 187 MB/s
62GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 164 80 109 44 69 MB/s
Read 480
Write 457
Mixed 158
SusWrite 121
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 64.4
4K Mixed 30.7
102% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 134
143% 239 MB/s
80GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 156 105 105 90 84 MB/s
Read 482
Write 434
Mixed 49
SusWrite 129
60% 274 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 88.6
4K Mixed 10.4
102% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 137
139% 226 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 131 110 88 82 100 MB/s
Read 464
Write 418
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 136
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 18.2
99% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 135
132% 212 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0817A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 113 24 30 37 34 MB/s
Read 320
Write 296
Mixed 27.3
SusWrite 77.7
40% 180 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 34.8
4K Mixed 1
54% 19.4 MB/s
DQ Read 28.6
DQ Write 82.7
DQ Mixed 1.5
17% 37.6 MB/s
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Typical SSDNow UV400 240GB Builds (Compare 35,573 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $969

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 Comments

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Terrible

19 months ago.

poor performance


Good

3 months ago.

Its an average score for an ssd and still works fine for gaming


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