Average Bench: 88.8% (215th of 959)

Based on 408 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDRE512GB, MKNSSDRE 512GB

Very good average bench

The Mushkin Reactor 512GB averaged just 11.2% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 79.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 29.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Reactor 512GB is 40.7%. 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 171MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 354MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 408 samples)
Min Avg Max
373 Read 493 522
324 Write 412 453
300 Mixed 425 479
208 SusWrite 354 434
94.6% 421 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18 4K Read 25.3 31.9
40.2 4K Write 79.4 116
17.1 4K Mixed 29.9 42.4
119% 44.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23 DQ Read 171 277
52.8 DQ Write 198 294
17 DQ Mixed 66 199
82.6% 145 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
437GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 422 426 417 411 410 MB/s
Read 509
Write 446
Mixed 310
SusWrite 420
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 41
156% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 204
175% 255 MB/s
430GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 416 426 433 431 433 MB/s
Read 511
Write 429
Mixed 316
SusWrite 426
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 39.8
139% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 200
176% 262 MB/s
440GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 414 419 413 413 417 MB/s
Read 488
Write 411
Mixed 315
SusWrite 414
91% 407 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 95
4K Mixed 39.5
140% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 200
173% 255 MB/s
444GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 400 402 401 404 405 MB/s
Read 447
Write 417
Mixed 296
SusWrite 399
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 33.1
141% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 203
175% 256 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,162,239 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $164 @ launch in Feb '15
NeweggUS $1606 months
AmazonUS $28012 days
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Typical Reactor 512GB Builds (Compare 6,394 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 62%
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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: 84% - Excellent Total price: $815

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