Average Bench: 71.5% (641st of 1071)

Based on 105,079 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SUV400S37240G, KINGSTON SUV400S3724

Good average bench

The Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB averaged 28.5% 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 144MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB is 38.7%. 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 225MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 105,079 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 443 496
302 Write 401 463
41.9 Mixed 225 365
98.4 SusWrite 130 147
66.8% 300 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.8 4K Read 27.2 35
33 4K Write 69.1 97.7
9.13 4K Mixed 29.3 42.6
115% 41.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
153 DQ Read 280 327
101 DQ Write 201 283
95.5 DQ Mixed 144 186
134% 208 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3G37R5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 168 50 78 117 56 MB/s
Read 434
Write 292
Mixed 278
SusWrite 122
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 23.2
116% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 124
127% 206 MB/s
85GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 143 104 86 90 87 MB/s
Read 432
Write 432
Mixed 134
SusWrite 143
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 76.6
4K Mixed 22.6
104% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 130
113% 172 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 180 87 80 96 86 MB/s
Read 455
Write 413
Mixed 128
SusWrite 137
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 60.1
4K Mixed 20.1
87% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 130
139% 230 MB/s
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 161 84 46 86 87 MB/s
Read 438
Write 396
Mixed 71.4
SusWrite 127
57% 258 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 59.2
4K Mixed 16.4
89% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 128
117% 184 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3K87RA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 184 123 60 88 35 MB/s
Read 442
Write 409
Mixed 319
SusWrite 118
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 12.2
79% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 22.4
DQ Write 69.5
DQ Mixed 38.6
32% 43.5 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 171 99 108 87 84 MB/s
Read 369
Write 352
Mixed 82
SusWrite 129
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 26.8
4K Mixed 21.6
68% 22 MB/s
DQ Read 32
DQ Write 73.5
DQ Mixed 41.9
35% 49.1 MB/s
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Typical SSDNow UV400 240GB Builds (Compare 1,936 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus H110M-A/M.2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $409

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 Comments

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21 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

3 years ago.

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


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