Average Bench: 32.4% (942nd of 1016)

Based on 504 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 14.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 31.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow V+ Series 128GB is 21.8%. 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 14.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 40.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 504 samples)
Min Avg Max
107 Read 178 218
71.4 Write 137 173
78.7 Mixed 134 196
43.7 SusWrite 124 176
32.2% 143 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6 4K Read 14.4 22
10.6 4K Write 31.2 49.5
4.11 4K Mixed 11.6 17.6
53.3% 19.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.5 DQ Read 14.5 22.1
13.4 DQ Write 40.2 51.2
5.93 DQ Mixed 13.4 19.6
14.3% 22.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: AGYA0202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 183 191 191 194 190 MB/s
Read 188
Write 108
Mixed 125
SusWrite 186
34% 152 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 41.2
4K Mixed 17.5
77% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 12.4
DQ Write 44.8
DQ Mixed 19
17% 25.4 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AGYA0202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 142 111 97 127 136 MB/s
Read 189
Write 115
Mixed 97.5
SusWrite 122
29% 131 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 46.2
4K Mixed 16.3
73% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 12.7
DQ Write 47.3
DQ Mixed 18.4
18% 26.1 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AGYA0202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 111 158 174 167 161 MB/s
Read 222
Write 166
Mixed 140
SusWrite 147
38% 169 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 37.8
4K Mixed 16.8
61% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 11.4
DQ Write 46.7
DQ Mixed 17.7
17% 25.3 MB/s
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AGYA0202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 98 124 106 90 163 MB/s
Read 183
Write 171
Mixed 137
SusWrite 118
34% 152 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 17.5
68% 24.3 MB/s
DQ Read 12.4
DQ Write 49.3
DQ Mixed 16.7
17% 26.1 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AGYA0202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 79 144 151 163 129 MB/s
Read 145
Write 136
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 126
28% 122 MB/s
4K Read 12.7
4K Write 37.8
4K Mixed 11.7
54% 20.7 MB/s
DQ Read 9.5
DQ Write 49.5
DQ Mixed 15.6
16% 24.9 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AGYA0202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 143 151 165 171 173 MB/s
Read 182
Write 107
Mixed 124
SusWrite 158
32% 143 MB/s
4K Read 8.3
4K Write 19.5
4K Mixed 11.3
37% 13 MB/s
DQ Read 10.5
DQ Write 50.3
DQ Mixed 15.3
16% 25.4 MB/s
12GB free
Firmware: AGYA0202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 56 51 43 45 46 MB/s
Read 178
Write 65.3
Mixed 110
SusWrite 48.7
22% 100 MB/s
4K Read 8.2
4K Write 18.8
4K Mixed 13.2
39% 13.4 MB/s
DQ Read 14.1
DQ Write 31.1
DQ Mixed 17.4
15% 20.9 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,681,288 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDNow V+ Series 128GB Builds (Compare 2,936 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: 53% - Above average Total price: $352

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