Average Bench: 83.6% (415th of 1053)

Based on 205 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDST480GB, MKNSSDST 480GB

Very good average bench

The Mushkin Striker 480GB averaged just 16.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Mushkin Striker 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 73.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Striker 480GB is 49.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Mushkin Striker 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 53.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 346MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 205 samples)
Min Avg Max
289 Read 463 522
303 Write 441 505
233 Mixed 389 502
149 SusWrite 346 486
92.2% 410 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.4 4K Read 23.6 31.1
34.6 4K Write 73.5 108
9.92 4K Mixed 21.4 40.5
102% 39.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.1 DQ Read 219 353
56.8 DQ Write 228 357
9.48 DQ Mixed 53.3 185
86.9% 167 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
119GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 435 220 0.1 50 451 MB/s
Read 482
Write 447
Mixed 310
SusWrite 263
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 72.1
4K Mixed 33
119% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 63.5
87% 160 MB/s
360GB free
Firmware: SAFM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 458 455 459 454 459 MB/s
Read 372
Write 455
Mixed 318
SusWrite 456
91% 400 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 47.7
4K Mixed 27.3
93% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 63.4
87% 161 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 0 0 250 450 454 MB/s
Read 478
Write 450
Mixed 304
SusWrite 223
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 51.1
4K Mixed 26.3
86% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 64.1
126% 254 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 378 269 261 193 350 MB/s
Read 498
Write 495
Mixed 80
SusWrite 301
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 36.5
89% 21.9 MB/s
189GB free
Firmware: SAFM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 311 361 261 341 358 MB/s
Read 364
Write 415
Mixed 312
SusWrite 323
80% 354 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 52
4K Mixed 21.9
79% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 76.6
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 44.2
58% 100 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,048,399 SSDs tested.

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Typical Striker 480GB Builds (Compare 22,248 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI MPG X570 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C37) - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,163

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