Average Bench: 81% (431st of 1026)

Based on 671 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDRE256GB, MKNSSDRE 256GB, MKNSSDRE MKNSSDRE256GB

Very good average bench

The Mushkin Reactor 256GB averaged just 18.9% 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 33.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Reactor 256GB is 43.4%. 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 230MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 245MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 671 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 472 512
255 Write 292 307
5.97 Mixed 245 298
111 SusWrite 230 302
68.9% 310 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.1 4K Read 24.9 29.5
5.38 4K Write 78.2 115
14.2 4K Mixed 33.8 41.9
122% 45.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
186 DQ Read 255 281
73.4 DQ Write 239 284
9.77 DQ Mixed 155 185
142% 217 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 240 282 248 240 241 MB/s
Read 516
Write 305
Mixed 285
SusWrite 252
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 44.2
168% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 182
165% 250 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 294 294 294 293 293 MB/s
Read 497
Write 294
Mixed 286
SusWrite 294
76% 343 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 40
145% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 180
163% 248 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 294 294 290 291 294 MB/s
Read 474
Write 287
Mixed 290
SusWrite 293
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 40.2
146% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 180
164% 248 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 246 130 109 119 92 MB/s
Read 513
Write 304
Mixed 289
SusWrite 158
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 39.4
141% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 185
165% 248 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 123 102 102 102 101 MB/s
Read 496
Write 300
Mixed 295
SusWrite 133
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 40.2
142% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 185
166% 250 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0821D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 215 209 239 210 227 MB/s
Read 377
Write 285
Mixed 252
SusWrite 225
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 50.4
4K Mixed 28.5
95% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 26.4
DQ Write 87
DQ Mixed 37.6
34% 50.3 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 128 105 99 95 MB/s
Read 450
Write 293
Mixed 18
SusWrite 130
49% 223 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 51.5
4K Mixed 3.3
62% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 60.1
DQ Mixed 86.7
75% 114 MB/s
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Typical Reactor 256GB Builds (Compare 23,429 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 34%
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Desktop
Desktop 56%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $412

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