Average Bench: 278% (27th of 1026)

Based on 373 user benchmarks.  Model: MKNSSDPL1TB-D8

Outstanding average bench

The Mushkin Pilot NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 177.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Mushkin Pilot NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 887MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,960MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Pilot NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 183%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Mushkin Pilot NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 135MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 980MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 373 samples)
Min Avg Max
620 Read 1,960 2,387
575 Write 1,376 1,697
468 Mixed 980 1,145
563 SusWrite 1,362 1,673
317% 1,420 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.2 4K Read 52 62.1
73.7 4K Write 135 183
48.5 4K Mixed 74.1 91.1
245% 87.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
420 DQ Read 962 1,124
203 DQ Write 830 1,104
302 DQ Mixed 887 1,138
667% 893 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
877GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN163 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1563 1598 1571 1632 640 898 MB/s
Read 2353
Write 1,598
Mixed 1,110
SusWrite 1,317
355% 1,595 MB/s
4K Read 58.8
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 88.5
289% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,115
DQ Write 1,061
DQ Mixed 1,116
830% 1,098 MB/s
343GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN163 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1358 1356 1383 1469 1487 1437 MB/s
Read 2,202
Write 1,493
Mixed 1,071
SusWrite 1415
345% 1,545 MB/s
4K Read 59
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 83.2
280% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1075
DQ Write 1,088
DQ Mixed 1,069
807% 1,077 MB/s
389GB free
Firmware: SVN163 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1464 1499 1462 1482 1461 1489 MB/s
Read 2,147
Write 1,455
Mixed 1,070
SusWrite 1,476
343% 1,537 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 208
4K Mixed 72
274% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,108
DQ Write 1062
DQ Mixed 1,083
814% 1,084 MB/s
329GB free
Firmware: SVN163 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1481 1522 1535 1506 1545 1511 MB/s
Read 2205
Write 1,539
Mixed 1,112
SusWrite 1,517
356% 1,593 MB/s
4K Read 52.9
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 76.8
254% 90.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,077
DQ Write 1,073
DQ Mixed 1,071
806% 1,074 MB/s
138GB free
Firmware: SVN163 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1417 1417 1409 1412 1376 1391 MB/s
Read 2,121
Write 986
Mixed 1,060
SusWrite 1,404
310% 1,393 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 88.7
293% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,125
DQ Write 891
DQ Mixed 1,142
818% 1,053 MB/s
277GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN163 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1478 1135 1566 1571 1571 1598 MB/s
Read 2,290
Write 1,570
Mixed 1,106
SusWrite 1,486
360% 1,613 MB/s
4K Read 49.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 67.3
216% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 786
DQ Write 680
DQ Mixed 735
550% 734 MB/s
639GB free
Firmware: SVN163 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1123 1155 1161 1150 1159 1115 MB/s
Read 1,359
Write 1,156
Mixed 933
SusWrite 1,144
258% 1,148 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 73.7
238% 81.4 MB/s
DQ Read 926
DQ Write 696
DQ Mixed 796
599% 806 MB/s
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Typical Pilot NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 17,502 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 61%
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Desktop
Desktop 108%
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Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450 AORUS PRO WIFI - $133

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $628

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