Average Bench: 49% (848th of 1030)

Based on 15,415 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A60G, KINGSTON SV300S37A60G, KINGSTON SV300S3, KINGSTON SV300S37A60

Below average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB averaged 50.9% 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 Random Read Speed 24MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 27MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB is 38.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 70.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 77.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,415 samples)
Min Avg Max
127 Read 266 420
52.5 Write 77.4 131
72.7 Mixed 114 179
47.7 SusWrite 70.6 110
29% 132 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.9 4K Read 24 33.6
19.8 4K Write 54.3 81.4
12.6 4K Mixed 27 38.3
99.8% 35.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.2 DQ Read 79 115
47.7 DQ Write 73.5 117
26.8 DQ Mixed 67.7 101
53.1% 73.4 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 106 106 106 106 105 MB/s
Read 368
Write 140
Mixed 186
SusWrite 104
44% 199 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 45.5
153% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 133
97% 126 MB/s
26GB free
Firmware: 505ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 74 75 77 80 76 MB/s
Read 360
Write 79.3
Mixed 131
SusWrite 76.6
35% 162 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 69.3
4K Mixed 31.2
118% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 77.5
DQ Mixed 92.4
70% 94.8 MB/s
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 505ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 74 75 75 72 72 MB/s
Read 368
Write 76.6
Mixed 128
SusWrite 74.1
35% 162 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 79.4
4K Mixed 28.1
120% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 81
DQ Write 79.5
DQ Mixed 75.7
58% 78.7 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 580ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 71 73 72 75 74 MB/s
Read 372
Write 81.3
Mixed 124
SusWrite 73.5
36% 163 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 68
4K Mixed 27.8
114% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 81
DQ Mixed 92.9
70% 95.1 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 505ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 72 72 65 73 70 MB/s
Read 282
Write 79.3
Mixed 113
SusWrite 70.9
30% 136 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 50.1
4K Mixed 23
82% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 30.6
DQ Write 73.4
DQ Mixed 30.5
29% 44.8 MB/s
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Typical SSDNow V300 60GB Builds (Compare 13,954 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $59

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $408

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