Average Bench: 80.1% (473rd of 1058)

Based on 906 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDRE256GB, MKNSSDRE 256GB, MKNSSDRE MKNSSDRE256GB

Very good average bench

The Mushkin Reactor 256GB averaged just 19.9% 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 33.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Reactor 256GB is 43.5%. 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 234MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 247MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 906 samples)
Min Avg Max
359 Read 468 512
243 Write 294 371
7.7 Mixed 247 325
112 SusWrite 234 346
69.2% 311 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 4K Read 24.8 30.7
5.27 4K Write 75 108
15.6 4K Mixed 33.3 42.6
120% 44.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
186 DQ Read 251 281
67.5 DQ Write 228 285
11 DQ Mixed 155 191
139% 211 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 285 293 281 274 277 MB/s
Read 476
Write 300
Mixed 281
SusWrite 275
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 34.6
119% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 170
144% 211 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 56,070,795 SSDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Reactor 256GB Builds (Compare 316 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G1.Sniper H6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $364

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Controller: Silicon Motion SM2246EN. NAND: Micron 16nm MLC

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