Average Bench: 89.4% (84th of 853)

Based on 225 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDRE512GB, MKNSSDRE 512GB

Very good average bench

The Mushkin Reactor 512GB averaged just 10.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Mushkin Reactor 512GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 81.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Reactor 512GB is 39.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Mushkin Reactor 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 160MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 49.9MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 225 samples)
Min Avg Max
374 Read 497 523
331 Write 416 454
357 Mixed 450 481
101% 454 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 25.4 32.2
42.2 4K Write 81.8 118
17 4K Mixed 29.1 41.6
119% 45.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22 DQ Read 160 276
56.3 DQ Write 196 294
15.7 DQ Mixed 49.9 73.5
73.2% 135 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
142GB free
Firmware: O1026A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 518
Write 437
Mixed 475
106% 477 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 64.1
4K Mixed 33.8
125% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 241
DQ Write 69.4
DQ Mixed 47.7
63% 119 MB/s
144GB free
Firmware: N1007C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 500
Write 418
Mixed 451
102% 457 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 51.5
4K Mixed 28.5
92% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 71.2
87% 154 MB/s
109GB free
Firmware: N1007C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 501
Write 422
Mixed 460
103% 461 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 45.7
4K Mixed 27.3
93% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 99.8
DQ Mixed 58.4
60% 99 MB/s
273GB free
Firmware: N1007C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 501
Write 436
Mixed 477
105% 471 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 59.1
4K Mixed 23.9
98% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 26.3
DQ Write 74.3
DQ Mixed 41.8
34% 47.4 MB/s
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Typical Reactor 512GB Builds (Compare 4,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 62%
Desktop 71%
Workstation 47%

Motherboard: MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $988

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