Average Bench: 59.3% (791st of 1058)

Based on 214 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDAT120GB-DX, MKNSSDAT MKNSSDAT120GB-DX, MKNSSDAT 120GB-DX

Average average bench

The Mushkin MKNSSDAT120GB-DX 120GB averaged 40.6% 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 23.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 66.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin MKNSSDAT120GB-DX 120GB is 28.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Mushkin MKNSSDAT120GB-DX 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 122MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 139MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 214 samples)
Min Avg Max
320 Read 427 505
93.7 Write 139 224
146 Mixed 193 259
87 SusWrite 122 186
48.4% 220 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.4 4K Read 23.5 32.8
33.4 4K Write 66.5 95.6
8.53 4K Mixed 19.5 36.4
95.8% 36.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.5 DQ Read 133 233
60.8 DQ Write 130 196
8.53 DQ Mixed 67.6 153
68.4% 110 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 580ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 92 91 79 83 78 MB/s
Read 329
Write 109
Mixed 153
SusWrite 86.9
37% 170 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 92
4K Mixed 33.2
134% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 187
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 135
104% 145 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 540ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 93 81 98 76 85 MB/s
Read 340
Write 132
Mixed 167
SusWrite 87.7
40% 182 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 28.7
129% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 89.2
81% 124 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 507ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 134 132 128 130 124 MB/s
Read 386
Write 152
Mixed 199
SusWrite 130
48% 217 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 22.8
93% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 113
99% 148 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 580ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 33 32 32 70 93 MB/s
Read 372
Write 102
Mixed 163
SusWrite 48.2
37% 171 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 55.6
4K Mixed 24.1
100% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 132
103% 144 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 125 127 121 125 115 MB/s
Read 314
Write 142
Mixed 196
SusWrite 120
43% 193 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 71.3
4K Mixed 19.9
90% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 146
112% 152 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 504ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 98 95 93 92 97 MB/s
Read 394
Write 129
Mixed 174
SusWrite 97.1
44% 198 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 42.4
4K Mixed 21
73% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 110
91% 132 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 504ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 106 102 110 114 112 MB/s
Read 321
Write 124
Mixed 170
SusWrite 107
40% 180 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 39.7
4K Mixed 21.6
70% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 112
88% 122 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,318,861 SSDs tested.

Typical MKNSSDAT120GB-DX 120GB Builds (Compare 127 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Monster TULPAR T7

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