Average Bench: 284% (23rd of 1011)

Based on 27 user benchmarks.  Model: MKNSSDPE500GB-D8

Outstanding average bench

The Mushkin MKNSSDPE500GB-D8 500GB averaged 183.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Mushkin MKNSSDPE500GB-D8 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 574MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,502MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin MKNSSDPE500GB-D8 500GB is 102%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Mushkin MKNSSDPE500GB-D8 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 150MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 132MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 27 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,357 Read 2,502 2,762
925 Write 1,761 2,111
122 Mixed 150 178
579 SusWrite 1,069 1,437
302% 1,371 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.9 4K Read 58.5 69.1
55.1 4K Write 132 187
36.5 4K Mixed 76.9 94.8
257% 89.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
686 DQ Read 962 1,335
496 DQ Write 770 1,233
547 DQ Mixed 574 609
509% 769 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
373GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42AZS6AC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1719 1743 1327 595 538 510 MB/s
Read 2,725
Write 1,707
Mixed 156
SusWrite 1,072
311% 1,415 MB/s
4K Read 67
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 91.5
310% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,020
DQ Write 872
DQ Mixed 569
529% 820 MB/s
435GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42AZS6AC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1304 1280 868 542 544 542 MB/s
Read 2,709
Write 1,914
Mixed 122
SusWrite 847
307% 1,398 MB/s
4K Read 66
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 90.9
309% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,296
DQ Write 1,151
DQ Mixed 590
616% 1,012 MB/s
370GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42AZS6AC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1648 1851 1547 511 515 509 MB/s
Read 2,626
Write 1,495
Mixed 154
SusWrite 1097
295% 1,343 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 77.3
258% 87.7 MB/s
DQ Read 928
DQ Write 545
DQ Mixed 573
470% 682 MB/s
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42AZS6AC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1148 1269 1859 1507 1115 1183 MB/s
Read 2,412
Write 925
Mixed 145
SusWrite 1,347
265% 1,207 MB/s
4K Read 54.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 73.2
234% 78.7 MB/s
DQ Read 689
DQ Write 496
DQ Mixed 573
433% 586 MB/s
292GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42AZS6AC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1773 907 775 512 503 493 MB/s
Read 2,682
Write 1,924
Mixed 156
SusWrite 827
307% 1,397 MB/s
4K Read 61
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 79.6
262% 89.6 MB/s
DQ Read 955
DQ Write 558
DQ Mixed 572
475% 695 MB/s
399GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42AZS6AC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1710 1375 1018 449 516 514 MB/s
Read 2,574
Write 1,927
Mixed 158
SusWrite 930
308% 1,397 MB/s
4K Read 56.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 72.9
240% 81.4 MB/s
DQ Read 686
DQ Write 499
DQ Mixed 573
434% 586 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,133,049 SSDs tested.

Typical MKNSSDPE500GB-D8 500GB Builds (Compare 11,256 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B350 PC MATE (MS-7A34) - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $525

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