Average Bench: 48.3% (883rd of 1058)

Based on 21,391 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A60G, KINGSTON SV300S37A60G, KINGSTON SV300S3, KINGSTON SV300S37A60

Below average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB averaged 51.6% 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 23.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 26.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB is 42.6%. 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 67.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 74.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,391 samples)
Min Avg Max
123 Read 269 420
49.3 Write 74.2 113
72 Mixed 112 146
46.2 SusWrite 67.5 92.7
28.6% 131 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 23.5 33.8
15.5 4K Write 53.4 80.7
11 4K Mixed 26.3 39.1
97.6% 34.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.1 DQ Read 81 115
48.8 DQ Write 72.4 98.7
26.8 DQ Mixed 68.4 97.7
53.6% 73.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
40GB free
Firmware: 525ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 75 75 75 75 75 MB/s
Read 421
Write 83.4
Mixed 121
SusWrite 74.7
38% 175 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 77.8
4K Mixed 40.3
144% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 77.1
DQ Mixed 90.7
68% 91.9 MB/s
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 505ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 67 69 66 69 60 MB/s
Read 350
Write 78.3
Mixed 126
SusWrite 67.6
34% 155 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 56.5
4K Mixed 24.2
101% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 83.7
DQ Write 79.2
DQ Mixed 85.3
63% 82.7 MB/s
55GB free
Firmware: 521ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 52 52 53 52 51 MB/s
Read 145
Write 56.4
Mixed 82.7
SusWrite 51.8
19% 83.9 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 68.5
4K Mixed 31.4
114% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 69.4
DQ Write 60.6
DQ Mixed 56.7
45% 62.2 MB/s
10GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 48 55 51 52 52 MB/s
Read 157
Write 53.6
Mixed 82.8
SusWrite 51.4
19% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 51.5
4K Mixed 31.1
107% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 71.7
DQ Write 56.2
DQ Mixed 58.2
45% 62 MB/s
10GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 51 55 53 52 51 MB/s
Read 142
Write 52.9
Mixed 83.1
SusWrite 52.4
18% 82.6 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 55.2
4K Mixed 31
108% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 72.2
DQ Write 55.8
DQ Mixed 62.8
47% 63.6 MB/s
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 505ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 50 32 47 37 40 MB/s
Read 120
Write 33.8
Mixed 80.9
SusWrite 43.9
15% 69.7 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 10.5
4K Mixed 12.8
44% 12.7 MB/s
DQ Read 53.2
DQ Write 20.4
DQ Mixed 31.8
25% 35.1 MB/s
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Typical SSDNow V300 60GB Builds (Compare 38,822 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: 58% - Above average Total price: $373

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