Average Bench: 49.6% (875th of 1058)

Based on 21,284 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A60G, KINGSTON SV300S37A60G, KINGSTON SV300S3, KINGSTON SV300S37A60

Below average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB averaged 50.3% 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 Random Read Speed 24.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 27MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB is 41%. 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 69.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 75.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,284 samples)
Min Avg Max
126 Read 278 418
49.7 Write 75.8 124
72.9 Mixed 114 167
47.1 SusWrite 69.1 101
29.4% 134 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13 4K Read 24.1 34.1
18.7 4K Write 54.8 83.5
13 4K Mixed 27 39.5
100% 35.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.5 DQ Read 83.8 123
46.6 DQ Write 73.7 113
26.2 DQ Mixed 70.3 104
55% 75.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 505ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 68 71 73 73 57 MB/s
Read 316
Write 80.2
Mixed 122
SusWrite 68.7
32% 147 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 77.1
4K Mixed 34.4
130% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 88.9
DQ Write 76.1
DQ Mixed 78.1
60% 81 MB/s
9GB free
Firmware: 505ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 78 77 78 79 69 MB/s
Read 413
Write 80.8
Mixed 127
SusWrite 76.6
38% 174 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 58.4
4K Mixed 27
106% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 84.6
DQ Write 82.6
DQ Mixed 81.4
62% 82.9 MB/s
26GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 52 53 50 46 50 MB/s
Read 162
Write 55.1
Mixed 76.9
SusWrite 50.6
19% 86 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 56.6
4K Mixed 28.4
104% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 71.7
DQ Write 54.2
DQ Mixed 64.4
48% 63.4 MB/s
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 505ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 67 66 66 66 63 MB/s
Read 288
Write 69.5
Mixed 116
SusWrite 66.1
30% 135 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 20.5
4K Mixed 16.8
55% 17.5 MB/s
DQ Read 99.5
DQ Write 67.1
DQ Mixed 69.5
56% 78.7 MB/s
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Typical SSDNow V300 60GB Builds (Compare 35,052 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $347

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