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Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB SATA III SSD Review

Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB SATA III SSD Review - PCSTATS
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Abstract: In this review PCSTATS will be testing the 240GB Kingston SSDnow V300 SSD - a 6Gb/s SATA III drive rated by the manufacturer for sequential read speeds up to 450MB/s and write speeds up to 450MB/s.
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External Mfg. Website: Kingston Feb 18 2015   Max Page  
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SSD Benchmarks: CrystalDiskMark 3, AS SSD

CrystalDiskMark 3.0.1 Benchmark Source:AS SSD

CrystalDiskMark is a drive benchmark tool which conducts a series of Sequential, 512K and 4K read and write tests.


100MB test


500MB test


1000MB test


2000MB test


4000MB test

CrystalDiskMark - Kingston SSDnow V300 SSD
100MB Test 500MB Test 1,000MB Test

2,000MB Test

4,000MB Test

Read Write Read Write Read Write Read Write Read Write
Sequential (MB/s) : 504.7 298.6 486.0 289.8 476.3 291.9 471.7 286.8 471.7 289.7
512K (MB/s) : 465.8 297.7 449.3 285.1 466.2 286.8 451.2 283.6 429.0 283.1
4K (MB/s) : 34.29 77.94 33.49 67.48 34.39 77.38 26.37 66.93 22.82 77.61
4K QD32 (MB/s) : 309.1 263.1 248.1 240.6 209.1 247.4 190.8 246.9 181.5 255.2

The 240GB Kingston SSDnow V300 SSD scores 504.7MB/s in the 100MB Sequential Read test and 298.6MB/s in the 100MB sequential Write test of CrystalDiskMark.

Next up, AS SSD results...

AS SSD 1.6 Benchmark Source:AS SSD

The AS SSD benchmark determines the performance of Solid State Drives (SSD). AS SSD benchmark is made specifically to test SSD performance. It is a synthetic benchmark that gauges bandwidth and latency speeds for solid state disks. Higher bandwidth (MB/s) is better, lower latencies (ms) are better.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportAS SSD Benchmark 1.6.4013 - Read/Write
Read Sequential (MB/s) Points Ranking
Kingston SSDNow 300V 2406GB SSD 508.99
Crucial M4 256GB SSD 496.16
SanDisk Etreme 240GB SSD 500.01
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD 506.43
OCZ Vertex 2 128GB SSD 203.57
Plextor PX-128M1S SSD 161.1
Write Sequential (MB/s) Points Ranking
Kingston SSDNow 300V 2406GB SSD 271.2
Crucial M4 256GB SSD 284.4
SanDisk Etreme 240GB SSD 273.41
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD 288.79
OCZ Vertex 2 128GB SSD 130.8
Plextor PX-128M1S SSD 88.39
Read 4K (MB/s) Points Ranking
Kingston SSDNow 300V 2406GB SSD 18.96
Crucial M4 256GB SSD 21.08
SanDisk Etreme 240GB SSD 20.88
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD 21.9
OCZ Vertex 2 128GB SSD 20.28
Plextor PX-128M1S SSD 11.01
Write 4K (MB/s) Points Ranking
Kingston SSDNow 300V 2406GB SSD 57.35
Crucial M4 256GB SSD 61.66
SanDisk Etreme 240GB SSD 67.79
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD 66.71
OCZ Vertex 2 128GB SSD 53.61
Plextor PX-128M1S SSD 5.3
Read 4k-64Thrd (MB/s) Points Ranking
Kingston SSDNow 300V 2406GB SSD 224.55
Crucial M4 256GB SSD 154.1
SanDisk Etreme 240GB SSD 201.18
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD 186.49
OCZ Vertex 2 128GB SSD 118.96
Plextor PX-128M1S SSD 17.87
Write 4k-64Thrd (MB/s) Points Ranking
Kingston SSDNow 300V 2406GB SSD 220.6
Crucial M4 256GB SSD 206.52
SanDisk Etreme 240GB SSD 74.16
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD 232.94
OCZ Vertex 2 128GB SSD 90.58
Plextor PX-128M1S SSD 6.8
Read Acc. Time (ms) Points Ranking
Kingston SSDNow 300V 2406GB SSD 0.117
Crucial M4 256GB SSD 0.067
SanDisk Etreme 240GB SSD 0.114
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD 0.138
OCZ Vertex 2 128GB SSD 0.204
Plextor PX-128M1S SSD 0.359
Write Acc. Time (ms) Points Ranking
Kingston SSDNow 300V 2406GB SSD 0.256
Crucial M4 256GB SSD 0.52
SanDisk Etreme 240GB SSD 0.222
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD 0.211
OCZ Vertex 2 128GB SSD 0.273
Plextor PX-128M1S SSD 0.736

The 240GB Kingston SSDnow V300 SSD achieves a result of 508.99MB/s Read and 271.2MB/s Write in the Sequential test of AS SSD. The read result is very fast however the write speed is little below the results of the other SATAIII SSDs thus far tested. Next up, HD Tune.

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Contents of Article: Kingston SSDNow V300
 Pg 1.  Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB SATA III SSD Review
 Pg 2.  — SSD Benchmarks: CrystalDiskMark 3, AS SSD
 Pg 3.  SSD vs HDD Benchmarks: HD Tune Pro 4.01
 Pg 4.  SSD vs HDD Benchmarks: HD Tach 3.0.4, Sandra 2012
 Pg 5.  HDD Benchmarks: PCMark Vantage

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