Average Bench: 44% (905th of 1055)

Based on 98 user benchmarks.  Model: MKNSSDCL120GB-DX

Below average average bench

The Mushkin Callisto Deluxe 120GB averaged 56.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 20.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 58.6MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Callisto Deluxe 120GB is 27.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Mushkin Callisto Deluxe 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 96MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 116MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 98 samples)
Min Avg Max
119 Read 168 252
72.8 Write 116 143
89.9 Mixed 131 170
67.1 SusWrite 96 116
28.6% 128 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 4K Read 20.9 27.7
12.4 4K Write 58.6 89.6
7.75 4K Mixed 19.3 30.6
87.5% 33 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 DQ Read 110 182
39 DQ Write 104 141
7.57 DQ Mixed 64.1 143
59.8% 92.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: 507ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 114 113 113 113 110 MB/s
Read 146
Write 124
Mixed 144
SusWrite 112
30% 132 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 69.6
4K Mixed 30.4
113% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 98
83% 122 MB/s
72GB free
Firmware: 502ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 113 114 106 92 100 MB/s
Read 140
Write 134
Mixed 146
SusWrite 106
30% 132 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 65.7
4K Mixed 27.7
108% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 143
112% 155 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 507ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 89 86 92 86 85 MB/s
Read 127
Write 110
Mixed 116
SusWrite 86.4
25% 110 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 61.9
4K Mixed 26.8
100% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 20.9
DQ Write 90.2
DQ Mixed 29.7
30% 46.9 MB/s
7GB free
Firmware: 504ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 87 85 90 90 89 MB/s
Read 154
Write 89.3
Mixed 109
SusWrite 87.5
24% 110 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 10.7
4K Mixed 14.5
60% 16.2 MB/s
DQ Read 77.2
DQ Write 33.3
DQ Mixed 40.1
34% 50.2 MB/s
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Typical Callisto Deluxe 120GB Builds (Compare 3,637 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LK - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $657

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