Average Bench: 58.7% (781st of 1040)

Based on 1,525 user benchmarks.  Model: MKNSSDSR500GB

Average average bench

The Mushkin MKNSSDSR500GB 500GB averaged 41.2% 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 23.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 481MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin MKNSSDSR500GB 500GB is 63.2%. 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 16.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 171MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,525 samples)
Min Avg Max
375 Read 481 514
277 Write 399 450
9.72 Mixed 274 413
70.9 SusWrite 171 437
73.8% 331 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12 4K Read 23.9 30.5
3.8 4K Write 52.7 114
0.3 4K Mixed 12.3 27.4
79.8% 29.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
91.1 DQ Read 132 205
9.44 DQ Write 182 345
0.2 DQ Mixed 16.7 39.4
51.7% 110 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
465GB free
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 416 418 422 422 423 MB/s
Read 501
Write 417
Mixed 415
SusWrite 417
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 90.5
4K Mixed 28.9
124% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 47.6
75% 143 MB/s
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q1115A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 401 422 163 18 137 MB/s
Read 504
Write 400
Mixed 345
SusWrite 240
83% 372 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 24.5
118% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 33.3
82% 167 MB/s
74GB free
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 6.4 81 190 70 77 MB/s
Read 510
Write 442
Mixed 384
SusWrite 123
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 23.7
118% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 33.5
79% 157 MB/s
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3 2.1 283 12 40 228 MB/s
Read 476
Write 418
Mixed 379
SusWrite 94.7
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 22.3
122% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 0.5
62% 145 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 379 1.9 1.2 1.5 7.4 MB/s
Read 500
Write 406
Mixed 373
SusWrite 76.8
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 72.9
4K Mixed 21.2
101% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 0.9
61% 141 MB/s
302GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 309 7.8 17 52 2.4 MB/s
Read 502
Write 392
Mixed 373
SusWrite 73.7
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 14.3
4K Mixed 1.2
43% 12.7 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 20.3
DQ Mixed 1.2
20% 51.1 MB/s
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Typical MKNSSDSR500GB 500GB Builds (Compare 49,411 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $549

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 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Terrible

17 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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