Average Bench: 20% (1013th of 1026)

Based on 886 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SNV425S2128GB, KINGSTON SNV425S2128GB

Very poor average bench

The Kingston SSDNow SNV Series 128GB averaged 79.9% 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 7.83MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 165MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow SNV Series 128GB is 21.3%. 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 10.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 15.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 886 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.6 Read 165 226
32.6 Write 106 169
10.4 Mixed 72.7 104
20.6 SusWrite 89.1 170
24.1% 108 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.61 4K Read 7.83 11.5
1.2 4K Write 10.9 19.5
0.4 4K Mixed 5.85 9
25.1% 8.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.22 DQ Read 10.4 12.8
6.5 DQ Write 15.7 22.1
2.88 DQ Mixed 7.17 9.6
7.07% 11.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: D100309a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 36 32 28 101 61 MB/s
Read 195
Write 109
Mixed 103
SusWrite 59
26% 117 MB/s
4K Read 10.5
4K Write 22.3
4K Mixed 10
40% 14.3 MB/s
DQ Read 11
DQ Write 21.3
DQ Mixed 10.8
10% 14.4 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 309a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 9.9 59 49 78 36 MB/s
Read 162
Write 118
Mixed 101
SusWrite 47.7
24% 107 MB/s
4K Read 8.9
4K Write 17.8
4K Mixed 6.7
32% 11.1 MB/s
DQ Read 9.7
DQ Write 14.3
DQ Mixed 9.1
8% 11 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C091126a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 32 61 56 59 85 MB/s
Read 197
Write 105
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 55.3
22% 100 MB/s
4K Read 9.9
4K Write 10.5
4K Mixed 4
26% 8.13 MB/s
DQ Read 8.8
DQ Write 18
DQ Mixed 4
6% 10.3 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C091126a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 53 106 69 106 52 MB/s
Read 223
Write 119
Mixed 77
SusWrite 74.6
27% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 13.4
4K Mixed 3.9
14% 6.13 MB/s
DQ Read 6.5
DQ Write 14.8
DQ Mixed 1.3
4% 7.53 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C091126a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 15 35 67 66 39 MB/s
Read 138
Write 128
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 48.8
22% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 5.7
16% 4.63 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,418,669 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDNow SNV Series 128GB Builds (Compare 66,390 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $339

Popular SSDNow SNV Series 128GB systems:

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