Average Bench: 281% (20th of 1003)

Based on 655 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDPL500GB-D8, NVMe MKNSSDPL500GB-D8

Outstanding average bench

The Mushkin Pilot NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB averaged 181.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Mushkin Pilot NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 838MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,096MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Pilot NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB is 141%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Mushkin Pilot NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 128MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,043MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 655 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,025 Read 2,096 2,450
762 Write 1,368 1,577
647 Mixed 1,043 1,154
628 SusWrite 1,330 1,559
326% 1,459 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.2 4K Read 55 62.9
66.3 4K Write 128 181
41.1 4K Mixed 73.1 90.1
245% 85.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
577 DQ Read 1,018 1,314
212 DQ Write 801 1,091
295 DQ Mixed 838 996
646% 886 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
282GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1553 1608 1584 1554 1595 1572 MB/s
Read 2,407
Write 1,578
Mixed 1,154
SusWrite 1,578
375% 1,679 MB/s
4K Read 63.4
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 92.7
314% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1312
DQ Write 1,082
DQ Mixed 990
798% 1,128 MB/s
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1503 1525 1567 935 796 304 MB/s
Read 2,387
Write 1582
Mixed 1,140
SusWrite 1105
346% 1,553 MB/s
4K Read 65.2
4K Write 191
4K Mixed 93.2
320% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 1,161
DQ Write 1,050
DQ Mixed 982
771% 1,064 MB/s
431GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1470 1570 1569 1547 1592 1543 MB/s
Read 2205
Write 1,612
Mixed 1,130
SusWrite 1,548
363% 1,624 MB/s
4K Read 57.1
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 80.9
267% 94.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,038
DQ Write 869
DQ Mixed 982
728% 963 MB/s
374GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1154 1482 1518 1473 1491 1496 MB/s
Read 2,107
Write 1403
Mixed 1,072
SusWrite 1,436
336% 1,504 MB/s
4K Read 56.4
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 75.3
253% 88.7 MB/s
DQ Read 984
DQ Write 864
DQ Mixed 926
694% 925 MB/s
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1497 1528 1433 629 1035 339 MB/s
Read 2,358
Write 1,547
Mixed 1,139
SusWrite 1,077
340% 1,530 MB/s
4K Read 56.6
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 77.6
254% 88.3 MB/s
DQ Read 954
DQ Write 844
DQ Mixed 911
680% 903 MB/s
291GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 951 1354 1393 1363 1395 1369 MB/s
Read 2129
Write 1323
Mixed 976
SusWrite 1,304
319% 1,433 MB/s
4K Read 52.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 66.8
219% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 936
DQ Write 518
DQ Mixed 688
522% 714 MB/s
430GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1059 1088 1101 1141 1121 1133 MB/s
Read 1,381
Write 1,123
Mixed 988
SusWrite 1,107
258% 1,150 MB/s
4K Read 59.4
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 82.8
274% 96.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1307
DQ Write 672
DQ Mixed 966
724% 981 MB/s
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Desktop 132%
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Workstation 124%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X470-PRO - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 149% - Outstanding Total price: $921

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