Average Bench: 94.3% (270th of 1058)

Based on 112 user benchmarks.  Model: Mushkin Scorpion Deluxe
Poor: 50%Average: 94.3% Great: 156%

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Excellent average bench

The Mushkin Scorpion Deluxe PCIe 480GB averaged just 5.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Mushkin Scorpion Deluxe PCIe 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 159MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 894MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Scorpion Deluxe PCIe 480GB is 106%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Mushkin Scorpion Deluxe PCIe 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 253MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 203MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 112 samples)
Min Avg Max
214 Read 894 1,804
251 Write 419 892
221 Mixed 471 992
58.5 SusWrite 253 435
113% 509 MB/s
Min Avg Max
4.65 4K Read 17.8 28.3
31.7 4K Write 61.3 77.3
5.42 4K Mixed 21.2 34.5
86.6% 33.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.3 DQ Read 203 394
59.6 DQ Write 288 387
11.2 DQ Mixed 159 322
144% 216 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
198GB free
Firmware: 1.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 571 377 443 474 609 681 MB/s
Read 899
Write 759
Mixed 514
SusWrite 526
151% 675 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 51.3
4K Mixed 32.2
104% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 415
DQ Write 389
DQ Mixed 389
296% 398 MB/s
443GB free
Firmware: 1.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 303 297 305 327 276 MB/s
Read 264
Write 284
Mixed 281
SusWrite 296
64% 281 MB/s
4K Read 6.9
4K Write 80.3
4K Mixed 20.3
79% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 315
215% 267 MB/s
443GB free
Firmware: 1.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 10 41 9.4 78 65 MB/s
Read 263
Write 303
Mixed 250
SusWrite 55.7
49% 218 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 17.9
70% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 103
132% 232 MB/s
443GB free
Firmware: 1.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 101 152 149 146 85 MB/s
Read 284
Write 238
Mixed 319
SusWrite 125
54% 241 MB/s
4K Read 8
4K Write 75.9
4K Mixed 10.5
66% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 285
185% 215 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,303,736 SSDs tested.

Typical Scorpion Deluxe PCIe 480GB Builds (Compare 4,651 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87-PRO - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $930

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