Average Bench: 80.6% (463rd of 1058)

Based on 866 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDRE256GB, MKNSSDRE 256GB, MKNSSDRE MKNSSDRE256GB

Very good average bench

The Mushkin Reactor 256GB averaged just 19.4% 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 155MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Reactor 256GB is 42.5%. 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 233MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 244MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 866 samples)
Min Avg Max
362 Read 471 513
249 Write 294 367
6.5 Mixed 244 320
111 SusWrite 233 332
69% 310 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.9 4K Read 25 30
5.23 4K Write 75.6 107
19.5 4K Mixed 33.6 42.2
121% 44.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
192 DQ Read 254 282
67.1 DQ Write 232 285
9.8 DQ Mixed 155 190
141% 214 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
104GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 301 188 302 300 301 MB/s
Read 477
Write 299
Mixed 272
SusWrite 282
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 41.6
154% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 181
163% 245 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 258 281 275 282 283 MB/s
Read 509
Write 281
Mixed 278
SusWrite 270
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 49.6
4K Mixed 32.7
110% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 154
125% 182 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 301 304 304 190 306 MB/s
Read 479
Write 302
Mixed 290
SusWrite 284
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 44.7
4K Mixed 26.4
88% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 150
123% 177 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 139 77 108 96 81 MB/s
Read 435
Write 295
Mixed 10.5
SusWrite 126
48% 217 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 49.4
4K Mixed 28.7
96% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 12.5
69% 159 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,569,915 SSDs tested.

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Typical Reactor 256GB Builds (Compare 245 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G1.Sniper H6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $549

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