Average Bench: 88.3% (191st of 955)

Based on 368 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDRE512GB, MKNSSDRE 512GB

Very good average bench

The Mushkin Reactor 512GB averaged just 11.7% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 78.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Reactor 512GB is 40.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Mushkin Reactor 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 161MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 54MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 368 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 494 523
323 Write 412 453
320 Mixed 439 480
265 SusWrite 363 428
96% 427 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 25.1 31.7
41.5 4K Write 78.7 116
17 4K Mixed 29 41.6
117% 44.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.5 DQ Read 161 275
56.3 DQ Write 194 293
16.8 DQ Mixed 54 75
74.9% 136 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
251GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1026A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 416 412 426 432 436 MB/s
Read 515
Write 423
Mixed 339
SusWrite 422
95% 425 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 48.6
169% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 202
168% 241 MB/s
405GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 377 427 423 413 296 MB/s
Read 355
Write 285
Mixed 264
SusWrite 386
73% 322 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 42.5
146% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 184
160% 236 MB/s
229GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 269 424 277 288 288 MB/s
Read 499
Write 423
Mixed 320
SusWrite 328
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 35.9
123% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 202
175% 258 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,537,239 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $164 @ launch in Feb '15
NeweggUS $1603 months
AmazonUS $28021 mins
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Typical Reactor 512GB Builds (Compare 6,894 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 61%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation
Workstation 47%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $788

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