Average Bench: 81.4% (412th of 1016)

Based on 570 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDRE256GB, MKNSSDRE 256GB, MKNSSDRE MKNSSDRE256GB

Very good average bench

The Mushkin Reactor 256GB averaged just 18.6% 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 141MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Reactor 256GB is 39%. 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 232MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 259MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 570 samples)
Min Avg Max
365 Read 472 514
257 Write 291 306
6.85 Mixed 259 373
112 SusWrite 232 300
69.8% 313 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 4K Read 24.6 29.3
26.9 4K Write 80.1 116
15.1 4K Mixed 33.1 41.9
122% 45.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.3 DQ Read 241 281
67.1 DQ Write 235 284
11.1 DQ Mixed 141 185
132% 206 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0821D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 241 175 178 156 159 MB/s
Read 505
Write 298
Mixed 287
SusWrite 187
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 39.9
149% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 178
160% 241 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 127 178 123 131 127 MB/s
Read 509
Write 300
Mixed 4
SusWrite 157
53% 242 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 39.1
141% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 11
82% 190 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 276 287 288 291 268 MB/s
Read 425
Write 295
Mixed 269
SusWrite 270
70% 315 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 33.8
128% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 184
164% 245 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 255 293 291 282 170 295 MB/s
Read 440
Write 301
Mixed 272
SusWrite 264
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 34.7
123% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 180
163% 246 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 294 164 297 260 270 MB/s
Read 497
Write 295
Mixed 290
SusWrite 263
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 33.3
116% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 165
140% 203 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 150 100 105 113 105 MB/s
Read 490
Write 273
Mixed 258
SusWrite 128
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 78.4
4K Mixed 34.4
123% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 179
160% 240 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 102 77 96 53 99 MB/s
Read 420
Write 279
Mixed 257
SusWrite 114
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 39.1
86% 21.4 MB/s
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Typical Reactor 256GB Builds (Compare 19,287 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 28%
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Desktop 42%
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Workstation
Workstation 27%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $412

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