Average Bench: 32.4% (936th of 1012)

Based on 493 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SNV325S2, KINGSTON SNVP325S2128GB, KINGSTON SNV325S, KINGSTON SNVP325S2128GB

Poor average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V+ Series 128GB averaged 67.6% 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 14.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 31.1MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V+ Series 128GB is 21.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston SSDNow V+ Series 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 14.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 40.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 493 samples)
Min Avg Max
107 Read 179 218
71.5 Write 137 176
79.2 Mixed 136 198
44 SusWrite 124 175
32.3% 144 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.64 4K Read 14.5 22
10.6 4K Write 31.1 49.5
4.27 4K Mixed 11.4 17.4
53.1% 19 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.75 DQ Read 14.9 22.5
13.2 DQ Write 40.1 51.2
5.89 DQ Mixed 13.1 19.4
14.1% 22.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
70GB free
Firmware: AGYA0202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 176 178 179 179 178 MB/s
Read 160
Write 170
Mixed 135
SusWrite 173
36% 160 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 33.3
4K Mixed 14.3
58% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 11.4
DQ Write 50.4
DQ Mixed 18.6
18% 26.8 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AGYA0202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 45 128 122 144 160 MB/s
Read 184
Write 82.4
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 108
25% 111 MB/s
4K Read 13.1
4K Write 48.9
4K Mixed 16.4
67% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 9.3
DQ Write 34.2
DQ Mixed 16.7
14% 20.1 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: AGYA0202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 97 115 127 138 129 MB/s
Read 210
Write 152
Mixed 123
SusWrite 120
34% 151 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 32.6
4K Mixed 14.9
60% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 12.1
DQ Write 43
DQ Mixed 19.2
17% 24.8 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AGYA0201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 78 92 103 98 94 MB/s
Read 136
Write 95.8
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 92.5
22% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 9.4
4K Write 19.2
4K Mixed 10.9
38% 13.2 MB/s
DQ Read 12.8
DQ Write 49.2
DQ Mixed 18.6
18% 26.9 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AGYA0201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 38 41 33 54 36 MB/s
Read 161
Write 69.2
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 39.7
18% 81.4 MB/s
4K Read 11.5
4K Write 17.8
4K Mixed 10.1
40% 13.1 MB/s
DQ Read 12
DQ Write 18.5
DQ Mixed 16.9
12% 15.8 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AGYA0202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 28 24 26 21 22 MB/s
Read 115
Write 91.7
Mixed 57
SusWrite 26.2
16% 72.4 MB/s
4K Read 10.9
4K Write 37.4
4K Mixed 3.4
41% 17.2 MB/s
DQ Read 10
DQ Write 32.4
DQ Mixed 15.2
13% 19.2 MB/s
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Typical SSDNow V+ Series 128GB Builds (Compare 2,800 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990X-Gaming SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $410

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