Average Bench: 168% (120th of 1058)

Based on 562 user benchmarks.  Model: MKNSSDHL250GB-D8

Outstanding average bench

The Mushkin MKNSSDHL250GB-D8 250GB averaged 67.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Mushkin MKNSSDHL250GB-D8 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 390MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,541MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin MKNSSDHL250GB-D8 250GB is 86.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Mushkin MKNSSDHL250GB-D8 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 363MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 29.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 562 samples)
Min Avg Max
756 Read 1,541 1717
76.8 Write 868 1,165
118 Mixed 767 1011
166 SusWrite 363 567
196% 885 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.9 4K Read 47.3 57.3
28.6 4K Write 143 208
15 4K Mixed 29.7 47.3
185% 73.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
473 DQ Read 710 783
55.7 DQ Write 665 998
66.9 DQ Mixed 390 537
374% 588 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1111A0L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 670 600 308 290 414 312 MB/s
Read 1,717
Write 1,018
Mixed 928
SusWrite 433
227% 1,024 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 31.1
203% 82.7 MB/s
DQ Read 762
DQ Write 833
DQ Mixed 459
439% 685 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1111A0L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 690 525 154 152 440 549 MB/s
Read 1,677
Write 960
Mixed 846
SusWrite 418
216% 975 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 26.2
169% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 781
DQ Write 890
DQ Mixed 465
453% 712 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1115F0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 523 345 75 74 79 42 MB/s
Read 1,620
Write 1,127
Mixed 995
SusWrite 190
218% 983 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 36.7
146% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 498
DQ Write 95.2
DQ Mixed 170
157% 254 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1111A0L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 483 330 304 311 311 272 MB/s
Read 1,097
Write 798
Mixed 691
SusWrite 335
163% 730 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 70.1
4K Mixed 20.6
115% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 560
DQ Write 448
DQ Mixed 410
332% 473 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,168,992 SSDs tested.

Typical MKNSSDHL250GB-D8 250GB Builds (Compare 23,853 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $618

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