Average Bench: 89.7% - 70th / 836

Based on 139 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDRE512GB, MKNSSDRE 512GB

Very good average bench

The Mushkin Reactor 512GB averaged just 10.2% 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 82.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25MB/s
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Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Reactor 512GB is 37.3%. 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 166MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 50.6MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 139 samples)
Min Avg Max
378 Read 499 522
332 Write 418 453
373 Mixed 450 481
102% 456 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 4K Read 25 31.8
41.7 4K Write 82.4 118
16.5 4K Mixed 29.1 41.6
119% 45.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.2 DQ Read 166 277
55.2 DQ Write 201 295
15.2 DQ Mixed 50.6 73.7
75.1% 139 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
125GB free
Firmware: N1007C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 496
Write 424
Mixed 456
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 28.3
138% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 29.1
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 22.5
58% 115 MB/s
316GB free
Firmware: O0821D Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 515
Write 332
Mixed 390
91% 413 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 21.2
121% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 21.1
79% 172 MB/s
334GB free
Firmware: O0821D Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 369
Write 336
Mixed 349
78% 351 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 18.5
97% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 25.6
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 60.9
58% 85.7 MB/s

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,131,577 SSDs tested.


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Typical Reactor 512GB Builds (Compare 3,117 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 78%
Desktop 77%
Workstation 50%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $853

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