Average Bench: 70.7% (639th of 1058)

Based on 86,745 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SUV400S37240G, KINGSTON SUV400S3724

Good average bench

The Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB averaged 29.3% 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 141MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB is 39.8%. 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 231MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 86,745 samples)
Min Avg Max
319 Read 444 498
301 Write 396 455
42.5 Mixed 231 361
97.5 SusWrite 129 146
66.9% 300 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 26.8 34.4
31.5 4K Write 69.4 98
6.94 4K Mixed 28.6 42.8
114% 41.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
109 DQ Read 271 326
93.8 DQ Write 195 282
93 DQ Mixed 141 186
130% 202 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
52GB free
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 139 92 89 96 86 MB/s
Read 441
Write 407
Mixed 348
SusWrite 146
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 84.9
4K Mixed 39.3
142% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 188
171% 261 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 37R5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 175 76 78 105 106 MB/s
Read 463
Write 394
Mixed 334
SusWrite 138
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 57
4K Mixed 43.9
130% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 159
140% 215 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 195 96 87 87 86 MB/s
Read 423
Write 365
Mixed 298
SusWrite 144
69% 307 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 75.5
4K Mixed 33.7
128% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 179
163% 249 MB/s
173GB free
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 152 93 90 89 81 MB/s
Read 480
Write 432
Mixed 176
SusWrite 146
68% 308 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 84
4K Mixed 30.2
113% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 132
121% 191 MB/s
77GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 124 104 90 88 84 MB/s
Read 481
Write 408
Mixed 336
SusWrite 125
75% 338 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 55.3
4K Mixed 31.8
116% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 112
101% 154 MB/s
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 175 99 94 88 87 MB/s
Read 479
Write 446
Mixed 121
SusWrite 137
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 52.7
4K Mixed 23.6
95% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 133
142% 236 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 165 88 57 64 71 MB/s
Read 415
Write 382
Mixed 37.9
SusWrite 114
52% 237 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 49.2
4K Mixed 10.8
77% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 140
123% 189 MB/s
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Typical SSDNow UV400 240GB Builds (Compare 6,430 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $534

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4 months ago.

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T410 (6Gb ram) and this was the only ssd that I could make work on that old laptop. Also its really fast, 24 secs to get Win 10 64bit ready to work.


Terrible

3 years ago.

poor performance


Good

23 months ago.

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


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