Average Bench: 165% (123rd of 1058)

Based on 535 user benchmarks.  Model: MKNSSDHL250GB-D8

Outstanding average bench

The Mushkin MKNSSDHL250GB-D8 250GB averaged 65.0% 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 365MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,527MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin MKNSSDHL250GB-D8 250GB is 99.7%. 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 348MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 30.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 535 samples)
Min Avg Max
726 Read 1,527 1,714
69.9 Write 832 1,155
90.7 Mixed 718 983
139 SusWrite 348 558
189% 856 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.5 4K Read 46.2 56.2
26.7 4K Write 137 209
14.5 4K Mixed 30.1 47.3
181% 71.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
495 DQ Read 728 782
67.6 DQ Write 647 971
76.6 DQ Mixed 365 534
362% 580 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1111A0L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 592 612 431 353 244 155 MB/s
Read 1,690
Write 1158
Mixed 987
SusWrite 398
235% 1,058 MB/s
4K Read 52.9
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 31.8
200% 78.2 MB/s
DQ Read 777
DQ Write 702
DQ Mixed 476
429% 652 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1111A0L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 493 458 281 307 245 273 MB/s
Read 1,688
Write 1,171
Mixed 995
SusWrite 343
233% 1,049 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 31.8
192% 75.9 MB/s
DQ Read 774
DQ Write 693
DQ Mixed 229
310% 566 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1111A0L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 864 973 811 356 111 165 MB/s
Read 1,186
Write 708
Mixed 863
SusWrite 547
184% 826 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 28.2
190% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 774
DQ Write 681
DQ Mixed 426
402% 627 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 56,071,775 SSDs tested.

Typical MKNSSDHL250GB-D8 250GB Builds (Compare 34,793 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $566

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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