Average Bench: 81.3% (400th of 1011)

Based on 509 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDRE256GB, MKNSSDRE 256GB, MKNSSDRE MKNSSDRE256GB

Very good average bench

The Mushkin Reactor 256GB averaged just 18.7% 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 131MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 80.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Reactor 256GB is 39.5%. 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 272MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 509 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 472 515
258 Write 291 307
9.44 Mixed 272 376
114 SusWrite 234 301
70.7% 317 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 4K Read 24.6 29.4
27.1 4K Write 80.4 117
13.6 4K Mixed 32.4 41.8
121% 45.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.4 DQ Read 232 281
62.4 DQ Write 231 284
15.2 DQ Mixed 131 185
126% 198 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 298 298 231 74 62 MB/s
Read 508
Write 300
Mixed 281
SusWrite 210
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 40.9
154% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 183
164% 248 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 166 284 292 296 250 MB/s
Read 496
Write 296
Mixed 274
SusWrite 260
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 67.4
4K Mixed 33.3
115% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 166
140% 203 MB/s
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0821D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 113 67 60 67 53 MB/s
Read 462
Write 288
Mixed 292
SusWrite 95.5
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 38
145% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 178
160% 241 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 280 294 229 238 186 MB/s
Read 497
Write 296
Mixed 287
SusWrite 250
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 66.5
4K Mixed 32.9
114% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 166
140% 203 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 229 164 103 127 109 MB/s
Read 504
Write 296
Mixed 284
SusWrite 170
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 36.7
130% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 203
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 7.1
54% 126 MB/s
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Typical Reactor 256GB Builds (Compare 17,937 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 27%
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Desktop
Desktop 42%
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Workstation
Workstation 26%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $390

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