Average Bench: 50.4% (779th of 976)

Based on 10,966 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A60G, KINGSTON SV300S37A60G, KINGSTON SV300S3, KINGSTON SV300S37A60

Average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB averaged 49.5% 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 Random Read Speed 24.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 27.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB is 38.3%. 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 69MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 77.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,966 samples)
Min Avg Max
117 Read 284 415
51.3 Write 77.6 129
70.3 Mixed 114 179
47.5 SusWrite 69 105
29.9% 136 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.9 4K Read 24.4 34.1
20.1 4K Write 56.1 80.3
13.4 4K Mixed 27.4 38.9
102% 36 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.9 DQ Read 83.9 123
44.1 DQ Write 74.1 125
24.6 DQ Mixed 68.9 111
54.4% 75.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
10GB free
Firmware: 505ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 78 75 76 78 76 MB/s
Read 419
Write 75.3
Mixed 124
SusWrite 77.2
38% 174 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 65.2
4K Mixed 31.3
120% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 81.9
DQ Mixed 81.3
65% 90.9 MB/s
10GB free
Firmware: 505ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 78 81 79 80 79 MB/s
Read 397
Write 77.2
Mixed 130
SusWrite 78.2
37% 171 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 65.8
4K Mixed 32
121% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 96.8
DQ Write 77.7
DQ Mixed 81.3
62% 85.3 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 541ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 65 67 67 67 67 MB/s
Read 345
Write 67.1
Mixed 99
SusWrite 66.4
31% 144 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 68.9
4K Mixed 29.3
114% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 94.7
DQ Write 66.2
DQ Mixed 77.1
58% 79.3 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 505ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 67 65 65 66 61 MB/s
Read 389
Write 76.7
Mixed 124
SusWrite 66.1
36% 164 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 51.1
4K Mixed 28.7
103% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 74.7
DQ Mixed 90.3
68% 92.2 MB/s
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 505ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 66 57 58 61 59 MB/s
Read 269
Write 78
Mixed 112
SusWrite 61.4
28% 130 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 28.8
110% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 63.4
DQ Mixed 57.3
50% 76.4 MB/s
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 580ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 45 48 47 49 44 MB/s
Read 233
Write 50.2
Mixed 94.7
SusWrite 46.7
23% 106 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 63.5
4K Mixed 12.1
87% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 72
DQ Write 66.9
DQ Mixed 74.1
54% 71 MB/s
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 48 42 47 39 43 MB/s
Read 138
Write 54.8
Mixed 67.1
SusWrite 44.8
17% 76.1 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 53.8
4K Mixed 17.5
79% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 71.3
DQ Write 52.1
DQ Mixed 51.8
41% 58.4 MB/s
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Gaming 57%
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Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $463

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