Average Bench: 63.1% (687th of 1012)

Based on 868 user benchmarks.  Model: MKNSSDSR500GB

Above average average bench

The Mushkin MKNSSDSR500GB 500GB averaged 36.8% 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 24.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 471MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin MKNSSDSR500GB 500GB is 63.9%. 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 20MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 200MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 868 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 471 514
284 Write 396 451
12.5 Mixed 292 417
76.6 SusWrite 200 445
75.9% 340 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.3 4K Read 24.3 31.4
5.69 4K Write 59.8 116
0.4 4K Mixed 14.2 28
86.8% 32.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
81.2 DQ Read 133 210
8.84 DQ Write 201 347
0.2 DQ Mixed 20 45.2
56.3% 118 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
331GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 63 12 252 44 36 MB/s
Read 508
Write 416
Mixed 415
SusWrite 127
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 28.9
128% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 45.2
73% 140 MB/s
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q1115A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 249 2.8 8.8 2.9 2.1 9.6 MB/s
Read 311
Write 5.2
Mixed 343
SusWrite 45.8
39% 176 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 56.9
4K Mixed 22.4
92% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 30.1
70% 140 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 189 2.1 115 9 99 MB/s
Read 511
Write 435
Mixed 25.8
SusWrite 108
59% 270 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 10.7
4K Mixed 1.2
46% 12.5 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 21.5
DQ Mixed 0.2
19% 50.1 MB/s
434GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 213 8.9 261 42 6.4 MB/s
Read 436
Write 364
Mixed 28
SusWrite 137
53% 241 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 11.4
4K Mixed 1.2
38% 10.8 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 13.1
DQ Mixed 0.2
15% 40.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,095,342 SSDs tested.

Typical MKNSSDSR500GB 500GB Builds (Compare 15,719 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Pro4 - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $421

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 Comments

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Terrible

4 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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