Average Bench: 80.2% (422nd of 1011)

Based on 488 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDRE256GB, MKNSSDRE 256GB, MKNSSDRE MKNSSDRE256GB

Very good average bench

The Mushkin Reactor 256GB averaged just 19.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Mushkin Reactor 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 111MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 79.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Reactor 256GB is 38.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Mushkin Reactor 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 234MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 291MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 488 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 471 517
263 Write 291 307
48.3 Mixed 293 378
121 SusWrite 234 301
71.8% 322 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 24.2 29.4
32.9 4K Write 79.3 116
13.5 4K Mixed 30.6 41.5
118% 44.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.9 DQ Read 214 281
60.4 DQ Write 220 283
14.5 DQ Mixed 111 184
113% 182 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
156GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 299 303 303 302 302 MB/s
Read 514
Write 303
Mixed 276
SusWrite 296
77% 347 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 41.5
161% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 184
164% 247 MB/s
231GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 295 295 295 295 293 MB/s
Read 516
Write 294
Mixed 286
SusWrite 294
77% 347 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 40.8
149% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 180
163% 247 MB/s
136GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 277 275 273 279 278 MB/s
Read 485
Write 278
Mixed 276
SusWrite 277
73% 329 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 39.8
145% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 178
160% 243 MB/s
136GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 280 276 278 275 281 MB/s
Read 494
Write 281
Mixed 275
SusWrite 278
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 94.5
4K Mixed 38.3
140% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 178
160% 242 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1026A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 125 154 72 55 49 MB/s
Read 478
Write 207
Mixed 61.7
SusWrite 102
46% 212 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 40.2
4K Mixed 20.5
87% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 174
138% 193 MB/s
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Typical Reactor 256GB Builds (Compare 17,127 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
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Desktop
Desktop 42%
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Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $402

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