Average Bench: 50% (832nd of 1016)

Based on 16,350 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SV300S37A60G, KINGSTON SV300S37A60G, KINGSTON SV300S3, KINGSTON SV300S37A60

Below average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB averaged 50.0% 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 24.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 27.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB is 40.7%. 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 68.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 76.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,350 samples)
Min Avg Max
118 Read 275 419
49.9 Write 76.2 126
71.1 Mixed 113 173
46.9 SusWrite 68.8 105
29.2% 133 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.2 4K Read 24.2 33.9
23.7 4K Write 56.1 80.8
13.8 4K Mixed 27.6 39
102% 35.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.2 DQ Read 82.3 121
49.1 DQ Write 74.5 118
25.8 DQ Mixed 69.4 104
54.5% 75.4 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 71 72 64 60 56 MB/s
Read 433
Write 78.5
Mixed 125
SusWrite 65.2
38% 175 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 41.3
145% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 75.2
DQ Mixed 91.1
68% 92.1 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 505ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 72 71 71 75 74 MB/s
Read 407
Write 80.8
Mixed 106
SusWrite 72.3
36% 167 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 21.5
84% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 80.5
DQ Mixed 86.5
66% 91.1 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 505ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 68 73 73 73 73 MB/s
Read 185
Write 69.3
Mixed 110
SusWrite 72.2
24% 109 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 39.3
4K Mixed 24.9
89% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 30.6
DQ Write 75.7
DQ Mixed 30.7
30% 45.7 MB/s
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 51 52 53 53 48 MB/s
Read 172
Write 77.2
Mixed 88.5
SusWrite 51.3
22% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 19.7
4K Mixed 19.5
70% 20.7 MB/s
DQ Read 28
DQ Write 54.6
DQ Mixed 29.4
26% 37.3 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: BBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 53 52 52 30 35 MB/s
Read 15.8
Write 51.8
Mixed 28.8
SusWrite 46
8% 35.6 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 53.3
4K Mixed 12.8
78% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 40.2
DQ Write 53.7
DQ Mixed 39.2
32% 44.4 MB/s
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Typical SSDNow V300 60GB Builds (Compare 26,585 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $96

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $495

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