Average Bench: 89.2% (285th of 1016)

Based on 597 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDRE512GB, MKNSSDRE 512GB

Very good average bench

The Mushkin Reactor 512GB averaged just 10.7% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 119MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Reactor 512GB is 41.4%. 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 206MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 345MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 597 samples)
Min Avg Max
371 Read 481 521
290 Write 401 445
240 Mixed 358 474
186 SusWrite 345 434
89% 396 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 25.7 32.8
34.5 4K Write 79.1 113
18 4K Mixed 33.2 44.6
123% 46 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.9 DQ Read 206 279
51.4 DQ Write 211 303
17.8 DQ Mixed 119 204
114% 179 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 362 214 358 400 286 MB/s
Read 516
Write 410
Mixed 306
SusWrite 336
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 88.8
4K Mixed 36.1
127% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 200
170% 248 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 268 276 154 153 146 MB/s
Read 450
Write 375
Mixed 4.8
SusWrite 232
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 98.3
4K Mixed 31
126% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 202
175% 258 MB/s
362GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 291 325 411 320 391 MB/s
Read 469
Write 382
Mixed 291
SusWrite 331
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 53.8
4K Mixed 24.3
95% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 24.9
DQ Write 84.1
DQ Mixed 105
66% 71.4 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,546,157 SSDs tested.


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Typical Reactor 512GB Builds (Compare 12,542 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 51%
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 34% - Below average Total price: $997

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

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