Average Bench: 79.4% (428th of 1009)

Based on 479 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDRE256GB, MKNSSDRE 256GB, MKNSSDRE MKNSSDRE256GB

Good average bench

The Mushkin Reactor 256GB averaged 20.5% 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 104MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 78MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Reactor 256GB is 36.8%. 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 231MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 291MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 479 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 469 517
262 Write 291 306
62.3 Mixed 298 378
121 SusWrite 231 300
71.8% 322 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 23.9 29.4
33.6 4K Write 78 116
14.1 4K Mixed 30 41.5
116% 44 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.1 DQ Read 210 281
61.3 DQ Write 215 283
14.6 DQ Mixed 104 184
108% 177 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
231GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 295 294 295 294 294 MB/s
Read 506
Write 294
Mixed 290
SusWrite 294
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 85.1
4K Mixed 37.7
134% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 180
163% 248 MB/s
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 229 287 297 215 300 MB/s
Read 501
Write 300
Mixed 293
SusWrite 269
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 37.3
140% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 182
163% 244 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 285 277 287 287 275 MB/s
Read 493
Write 287
Mixed 283
SusWrite 275
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 75.5
4K Mixed 36
125% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 180
163% 248 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 185 128 102 127 79 MB/s
Read 443
Write 291
Mixed 285
SusWrite 152
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 37.1
134% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 9.8
78% 182 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 230 154 145 301 301 MB/s
Read 484
Write 300
Mixed 286
SusWrite 228
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 30.8
106% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 184
164% 246 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 222 126 130 153 153 MB/s
Read 472
Write 289
Mixed 266
SusWrite 177
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 73.7
4K Mixed 33.7
119% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 3.8
64% 153 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 145 110 77 84 95 MB/s
Read 439
Write 280
Mixed 271
SusWrite 124
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 30.5
115% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 3.1
DQ Mixed 183
122% 155 MB/s
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Typical Reactor 256GB Builds (Compare 16,203 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 31%
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Desktop
Desktop 41%
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Workstation
Workstation 25%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $382

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