Average Bench: 80.3% (483rd of 1072)

Based on 909 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDRE256GB, MKNSSDRE 256GB, MKNSSDRE MKNSSDRE256GB

Very good average bench

The Mushkin Reactor 256GB averaged just 19.7% 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 33.5MB/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 235MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 247MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 909 samples)
Min Avg Max
358 Read 468 512
241 Write 293 370
6.5 Mixed 247 325
113 SusWrite 235 341
69.2% 311 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 4K Read 24.8 30.3
5.2 4K Write 74.9 108
16.6 4K Mixed 33.5 42.2
120% 44.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
186 DQ Read 252 281
69.9 DQ Write 230 285
10.9 DQ Mixed 155 191
140% 212 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
237GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 301 302 301 301 301 MB/s
Read 495
Write 301
Mixed 293
SusWrite 301
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 41.2
151% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 180
164% 250 MB/s
198GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 281 281 281 280 281 MB/s
Read 502
Write 281
Mixed 279
SusWrite 281
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 38
136% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 177
159% 241 MB/s
157GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 292 291 295 294 293 MB/s
Read 459
Write 294
Mixed 276
SusWrite 292
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 81.5
4K Mixed 37.3
126% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 179
162% 246 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 279 296 300 299 302 MB/s
Read 483
Write 302
Mixed 283
SusWrite 286
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 33.7
121% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 183
162% 242 MB/s
34GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 136 103 126 103 100 MB/s
Read 508
Write 295
Mixed 289
SusWrite 144
68% 309 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 38.1
94% 23.7 MB/s
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Typical Reactor 256GB Builds (Compare 145 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G1.Sniper H6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $507

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