Average Bench: 32.5% (957th of 1030)

Based on 512 user benchmarks.  Models: KINGSTON SNV325S2, KINGSTON SNVP325S2128GB, KINGSTON SNV325S, KINGSTON SNVP325S2128GB

Poor average bench

The Kingston SSDNow V+ Series 128GB averaged 67.4% 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 14.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 13.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V+ Series 128GB is 24%. 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 12.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 39.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 512 samples)
Min Avg Max
93.9 Read 173 218
64.6 Write 133 172
75.6 Mixed 119 174
45.4 SusWrite 125 176
30.8% 137 MB/s
Min Avg Max
5.95 4K Read 14.3 22
11 4K Write 31.3 49.5
4.7 4K Mixed 13.2 18.4
55.2% 19.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.97 DQ Read 12.6 19.6
13.4 DQ Write 39.8 50.5
7.35 DQ Mixed 15.7 19.8
15.1% 22.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
89GB free
Firmware: AGYA0202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 189 188 185 188 188 MB/s
Read 202
Write 168
Mixed 97.7
SusWrite 185
37% 163 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 37.3
4K Mixed 18.5
72% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 12.5
DQ Write 50.3
DQ Mixed 17.7
18% 26.8 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: AGYA0201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 186 185 198 197 199 MB/s
Read 206
Write 126
Mixed 138
SusWrite 192
37% 166 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 45.6
4K Mixed 14.8
65% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 10.4
DQ Write 46.1
DQ Mixed 15
15% 23.8 MB/s
21GB free
Firmware: AGYA0202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 172 174 169 178 179 MB/s
Read 186
Write 161
Mixed 128
SusWrite 173
36% 162 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 46.7
4K Mixed 15.1
70% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 11.5
DQ Write 45.8
DQ Mixed 19
17% 25.4 MB/s
108GB free
Firmware: AGYA0202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 175 174 176 169 181 MB/s
Read 196
Write 146
Mixed 131
SusWrite 174
36% 162 MB/s
4K Read 13.1
4K Write 44.1
4K Mixed 16.8
65% 24.7 MB/s
DQ Read 10.9
DQ Write 46.8
DQ Mixed 19.2
18% 25.6 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AGYA0201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 70 67 89 104 89 MB/s
Read 208
Write 108
Mixed 101
SusWrite 84.4
28% 125 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 25.9
4K Mixed 15.7
57% 18.9 MB/s
DQ Read 16.4
DQ Write 57.9
DQ Mixed 10.3
16% 28.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,806,534 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDNow V+ Series 128GB Builds (Compare 924 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI H61M-P20 (G3) (MS-7788) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $334

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