Average Bench: 71.6% (629th of 1058)

Based on 110,463 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SUV400S37240G, KINGSTON SUV400S3724

Good average bench

The Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB averaged 28.4% 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 143MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB is 40.1%. 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 130MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 222MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 110,463 samples)
Min Avg Max
335 Read 441 498
314 Write 401 462
41.3 Mixed 222 358
96.6 SusWrite 130 147
66.5% 298 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.1 4K Read 27.3 35.4
37.4 4K Write 70.4 99.6
9.62 4K Mixed 29.3 43.3
116% 42.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
113 DQ Read 278 327
102 DQ Write 201 284
94.8 DQ Mixed 143 186
133% 207 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3G37R5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 165 92 37 104 87 MB/s
Read 439
Write 363
Mixed 154
SusWrite 115
59% 268 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 66.7
4K Mixed 35.3
127% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 175
162% 252 MB/s
140GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 134 111 90 83 92 MB/s
Read 487
Write 458
Mixed 148
SusWrite 141
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 33.6
114% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 129
128% 208 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3K87RA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 160 46 67 17 47 MB/s
Read 482
Write 387
Mixed 336
SusWrite 107
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 59.2
4K Mixed 27.2
109% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 107
126% 217 MB/s
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 148 112 100 87 80 MB/s
Read 359
Write 344
Mixed 46.3
SusWrite 129
49% 219 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 65.2
4K Mixed 31.3
119% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 118
109% 170 MB/s
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Typical SSDNow UV400 240GB Builds (Compare 8,290 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: 59% - Above average Total price: $439

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15 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

4 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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