Average Bench: 73.7% (582nd of 1058)

Based on 104,436 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SUV400S37240G, KINGSTON SUV400S3724

Good average bench

The Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB averaged 26.2% 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 146MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB is 33.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 132MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 234MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 104,436 samples)
Min Avg Max
350 Read 449 498
329 Write 405 461
44.2 Mixed 234 361
102 SusWrite 132 147
67.9% 305 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 4K Read 27.7 35
36.1 4K Write 72.2 101
13.1 4K Mixed 31.4 43.1
120% 43.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
170 DQ Read 282 327
114 DQ Write 208 285
97.1 DQ Mixed 146 187
136% 212 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
98GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 128 89 85 102 88 MB/s
Read 474
Write 394
Mixed 317
SusWrite 146
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 40.6
152% 56.4 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 186
169% 258 MB/s
202GB free
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 149 93 88 90 82 MB/s
Read 492
Write 428
Mixed 344
SusWrite 143
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 39.6
140% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 153
127% 183 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3K87RA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 104 85 60 89 99 MB/s
Read 491
Write 440
Mixed 330
SusWrite 137
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 76.3
4K Mixed 33.4
133% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 131
133% 217 MB/s
110GB free
Firmware: 0C3K87RA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 159 98 89 89 91 MB/s
Read 484
Write 422
Mixed 337
SusWrite 136
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 82.5
4K Mixed 32
130% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 177
141% 202 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 151 39 70 119 47 MB/s
Read 461
Write 431
Mixed 176
SusWrite 124
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 53.9
4K Mixed 31.8
99% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 175
158% 241 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 171 104 89 80 97 MB/s
Read 424
Write 373
Mixed 40.3
SusWrite 131
54% 242 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 53.9
4K Mixed 26.3
91% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 128
134% 221 MB/s
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 173 95 84 87 101 MB/s
Read 278
Write 292
Mixed 270
SusWrite 139
55% 245 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 43.5
4K Mixed 25.7
84% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 168
148% 220 MB/s
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3G37R5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 174 136 97 70 123 MB/s
Read 356
Write 317
Mixed 248
SusWrite 134
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 45.9
4K Mixed 26.8
98% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 34.1
DQ Write 90.9
DQ Mixed 40.8
37% 55.3 MB/s
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Typical SSDNow UV400 240GB Builds (Compare 7,196 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $514

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 Comments

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8 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

2 years ago.

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


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