Average Bench: 78.7% (423rd of 1000)

Based on 447 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDRE256GB, MKNSSDRE 256GB, MKNSSDRE MKNSSDRE256GB

Good average bench

The Mushkin Reactor 256GB averaged 21.2% 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 96.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 77.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Reactor 256GB is 36.4%. 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 228MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 291MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 447 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 468 517
263 Write 291 306
65.4 Mixed 303 378
118 SusWrite 228 300
71.9% 323 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 23.8 29.2
35.3 4K Write 77.1 116
13.3 4K Mixed 29.3 40.8
114% 43.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.9 DQ Read 204 280
60.7 DQ Write 209 283
14.7 DQ Mixed 96.6 184
103% 170 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 295 296 153 280 301 MB/s
Read 503
Write 302
Mixed 294
SusWrite 267
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 42.2
161% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 184
165% 248 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 271 186 182 186 186 MB/s
Read 483
Write 294
Mixed 284
SusWrite 204
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 37.5
136% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 184
163% 243 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1026A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 292 291 221 193 104 MB/s
Read 488
Write 283
Mixed 282
SusWrite 231
71% 321 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 36.6
128% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 171
152% 228 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1026A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 208 191 168 171 172 MB/s
Read 497
Write 295
Mixed 285
SusWrite 196
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 75.4
4K Mixed 35.6
125% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 49.6
97% 193 MB/s
38GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 192 102 102 98 89 MB/s
Read 462
Write 283
Mixed 289
SusWrite 133
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 5.7
103% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 184
161% 239 MB/s
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Typical Reactor 256GB Builds (Compare 15,144 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
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Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $372

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