Average Bench: 61.9% (717th of 1016)

Based on 947 user benchmarks.  Model: MKNSSDSR500GB

Above average average bench

The Mushkin MKNSSDSR500GB 500GB averaged 38.1% 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 24.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 472MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin MKNSSDSR500GB 500GB is 62.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Mushkin MKNSSDSR500GB 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 18.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 191MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 947 samples)
Min Avg Max
371 Read 472 514
280 Write 395 451
13.4 Mixed 289 416
75.1 SusWrite 191 439
75.2% 337 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.3 4K Read 24.2 31.5
5.44 4K Write 58.5 114
0.4 4K Mixed 13.7 28
85.2% 32.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
78.5 DQ Read 133 211
8.6 DQ Write 194 346
0.2 DQ Mixed 18.9 45
54.8% 115 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
407GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 418 413 405 402 413 MB/s
Read 488
Write 364
Mixed 354
SusWrite 411
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 69
4K Mixed 24.7
104% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 45.9
89% 177 MB/s
162GB free
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 261 278 285 288 288 MB/s
Read 509
Write 426
Mixed 388
SusWrite 269
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 88.3
4K Mixed 23.8
115% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 33.1
62% 121 MB/s
209GB free
Firmware: R0327B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 116 110 17 54 85 MB/s
Read 504
Write 451
Mixed 406
SusWrite 123
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 25.4
134% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 34.9
73% 145 MB/s
391GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 180 181 91 227 12 MB/s
Read 504
Write 420
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 186
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 15.8
4K Mixed 1.2
46% 13.7 MB/s
DQ Read 93
DQ Write 7.1
DQ Mixed 15
20% 38.4 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 26 96 133 73 38 MB/s
Read 501
Write 430
Mixed 395
SusWrite 126
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 13.5
4K Mixed 1
45% 12.8 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 17.7
DQ Mixed 1.4
16% 41.3 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 268 65 39 90 84 MB/s
Read 509
Write 348
Mixed 10.3
SusWrite 94
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.4
40% 9.83 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,397,007 SSDs tested.

Typical MKNSSDSR500GB 500GB Builds (Compare 18,154 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Pro4 - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $409

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 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Terrible

5 months ago.

brand new system, benchmark found this to be the lowest score, giving belched tests at half speed, practical tests at 1/100th speed. very dissatisfied.


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