SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of SSDNow V300 vs 330

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

4K Random Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

4K Random Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

Windows 7 Boot-up Time and AS SSD ISO Copy


How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

Passmark Disk Rating, PCMark Vantage, AS SSD Score and 1 more

SSDBoss Score

read performance, write performance, real world benchmarks and Benchmarks

Intel 330 

SSDBoss recommends the Intel 330  based on its read performance and benchmarks.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Kingston SSDNow V300

Reasons to consider the
Kingston SSDNow V300

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Much faster windows 7 boot-up time 8.3 s vs 16 s Around 50% faster windows 7 boot-up time
Faster 4k random write 33.3 MB/s vs 17.45 MB/s More than 90% faster 4k random write
Significantly faster random read 85,000 IOPS vs 42,000 IOPS More than 2x faster random read
Higher passmark rating 4,531 pts vs 3,408 pts Around 35% higher passmark rating
Thinner thickness 7 mm vs 10 mm More than 25% thinner thickness
More capacity per dollar 1.41 GB/$ vs 0.99 GB/$ More than 40% more capacity per dollar
Front view of Intel 330

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Intel 330

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Much higher PCMark vantage score 65,878 pts vs 24,283 pts Around 2.8x higher PCMark vantage score
Higher capacity 180 GB vs 60 GB 3x higher capacity
Higher AS SSD score 665 pts vs 306 pts Around 2.2x higher AS SSD score
Significantly lower avg. power consumption 1.2 Watts vs 1.81 Watts Around 35% lower avg. power consumption
Faster tom's storage bench application 524 pts vs 412 pts More than 25% faster tom's storage bench application
Higher MTBF 1,200,000 hours vs 1,000,000 hours 20% higher MTBF
Faster sequential read 500 MB/s vs 450 MB/s More than 10% faster sequential read

Benchmarks Real world tests of SSDNow V300 vs Intel 330

4K Random Read

SSDNow V300
38.7 MB/s
Intel 330
134.93 MB/s

4K Random Write

SSDNow V300
33.3 MB/s
Intel 330
17.45 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

SSDNow V300
8.3 s
Intel 330
16 s

Avg. Power Consumption

SSDNow V300
1.81 Watts
Intel 330
1.2 Watts

Reviews Word on the street

SSDNow V300  vs Intel 330 

With all that said though, prices of the quicker drives are dropping, so you could bide your time.
SSDNow V300


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