Average Bench: 20.7% (997th of 1011)

Based on 767 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SNV425S2128GB, KINGSTON SNV425S2128GB

Very poor average bench

The Kingston SSDNow SNV Series 128GB averaged 79.2% 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. Sequential Read Speed 181MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 7.95MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow SNV Series 128GB is just 18.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston SSDNow SNV Series 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 10.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 15.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 767 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.4 Read 181 225
24.4 Write 102 169
15.5 Mixed 78.4 131
21.9 SusWrite 91.8 172
25.2% 113 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 7.95 11.4
0.54 4K Write 10.6 19.4
0.48 4K Mixed 5.29 8.69
24.5% 7.96 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.09 DQ Read 10.1 12.7
5.99 DQ Write 15.4 22.5
2.6 DQ Mixed 6.25 9.41
6.57% 10.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
19GB free
Firmware: D100309a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 163 177 167 149 167 MB/s
Read 212
Write 157
Mixed 102
SusWrite 160
35% 158 MB/s
4K Read 9.6
4K Write 17.4
4K Mixed 7.8
34% 11.6 MB/s
DQ Read 10.4
DQ Write 21.4
DQ Mixed 7.9
8% 13.2 MB/s
50GB free
Firmware: C091
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 137 173 149 178 177 MB/s
Read 198
Write 90
Mixed 69
SusWrite 162
29% 130 MB/s
4K Read 8
4K Write 14.6
4K Mixed 4.4
26% 9 MB/s
DQ Read 12.2
DQ Write 14.4
DQ Mixed 6.6
7% 11.1 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: D100309a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 158 154 138 155 155 MB/s
Read 181
Write 134
Mixed 94.4
SusWrite 155
32% 141 MB/s
4K Read 6.5
4K Write 9.7
4K Mixed 6.2
23% 7.47 MB/s
DQ Read 8.8
DQ Write 15.3
DQ Mixed 6.7
7% 10.3 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C091126a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 38 42 43 45 52 MB/s
Read 217
Write 74.9
Mixed 63.2
SusWrite 50.7
22% 101 MB/s
4K Read 10.6
4K Write 7.1
4K Mixed 9.3
32% 9 MB/s
16GB free
Firmware: D100309a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 113 56 8.1 14 14 MB/s
Read 196
Write 157
Mixed 101
SusWrite 57.7
28% 128 MB/s
4K Read 7.2
4K Write 13.8
4K Mixed 6.9
27% 9.3 MB/s
DQ Read 10.5
DQ Write 17.9
DQ Mixed 8
8% 12.1 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C091126a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 38 65 40 31 64 MB/s
Read 232
Write 116
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 46.2
25% 115 MB/s
4K Read 5.4
4K Write 11.3
4K Mixed 6.5
22% 7.73 MB/s
DQ Read 10.6
DQ Write 14.6
DQ Mixed 1.3
4% 8.83 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C091126a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 133 126 75 38 76 MB/s
Read 159
Write 110
Mixed 41.3
SusWrite 94.2
22% 101 MB/s
4K Read 10
4K Write 8.9
4K Mixed 0.5
20% 6.47 MB/s
DQ Read 11.6
DQ Write 14.2
DQ Mixed 7.2
7% 11 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,525,148 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDNow SNV Series 128GB Builds (Compare 45,074 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $390

Popular SSDNow SNV Series 128GB systems:

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