Average Bench: 90.1% (302nd of 1040)

Based on 730 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDRE512GB, MKNSSDRE 512GB

Excellent average bench

The Mushkin Reactor 512GB averaged just 9.8% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 167MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Reactor 512GB is 42.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Mushkin Reactor 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 297MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 342MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 730 samples)
Min Avg Max
358 Read 471 515
282 Write 394 440
83.4 Mixed 297 377
186 SusWrite 342 434
84.4% 376 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 4K Read 26.1 33.6
29.6 4K Write 80.2 113
21.5 4K Mixed 36.5 48
129% 47.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.6 DQ Read 246 280
48.5 DQ Write 224 304
39.1 DQ Mixed 167 205
144% 212 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
440GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 408 409 411 411 410 MB/s
Read 511
Write 408
Mixed 296
SusWrite 409
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 37.6
132% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 202
173% 253 MB/s
322GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 398 390 51 157 395 MB/s
Read 483
Write 399
Mixed 306
SusWrite 296
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 39.4
142% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 201
170% 247 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1026A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 371 307 302 188 195 180 MB/s
Read 509
Write 439
Mixed 352
SusWrite 257
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 88.6
4K Mixed 45.8
156% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 62
DQ Mixed 155
117% 162 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 35,036,834 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $164 @ launch in Feb '15
AmazonUS $2809 months
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Typical Reactor 512GB Builds (Compare 447 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97N-WIFI - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $939

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Controller: Silicon Motion SM2246EN. NAND: Micron 16nm MLC

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