Average Bench: 259% (38th of 1040)

Based on 195 user benchmarks.  Model: MKNSSDPE500GB-D8

Outstanding average bench

The Mushkin MKNSSDPE500GB-D8 500GB averaged 159.2% 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 522MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,327MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin MKNSSDPE500GB-D8 500GB is 147%. 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 366MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 867MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 195 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,285 Read 2,327 2,739
588 Write 1,535 2,021
118 Mixed 366 1,462
394 SusWrite 867 1,349
281% 1,274 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.3 4K Read 58.8 67.5
54.6 4K Write 129 177
37.4 4K Mixed 73.6 91.8
252% 87.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
558 DQ Read 899 1,286
316 DQ Write 699 1,075
125 DQ Mixed 522 598
466% 707 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
397GB free
Firmware: 42A2S8MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1805 1782 1790 553 499 502 MB/s
Read 2486
Write 1,830
Mixed 1,424
SusWrite 1155
384% 1,724 MB/s
4K Read 53.1
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 69.6
228% 77.8 MB/s
DQ Read 798
DQ Write 652
DQ Mixed 561
465% 671 MB/s
232GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A2S8MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1689 1500 896 434 425 425 MB/s
Read 1,872
Write 1,706
Mixed 1,152
SusWrite 895
315% 1,406 MB/s
4K Read 66.1
4K Write 183
4K Mixed 89.7
312% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 790
DQ Write 851
DQ Mixed 421
427% 687 MB/s
285GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A2S8MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 534 434 492 520 520 521 MB/s
Read 2440
Write 1,477
Mixed 134
SusWrite 504
249% 1,139 MB/s
4K Read 63.9
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 82.8
277% 95.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,013
DQ Write 740
DQ Mixed 567
508% 773 MB/s
371GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A2S8MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 951 884 468 1326 823 1145 MB/s
Read 2,081
Write 1,380
Mixed 132
SusWrite 933
250% 1,131 MB/s
4K Read 54.5
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 66.8
218% 72.1 MB/s
DQ Read 746
DQ Write 528
DQ Mixed 566
442% 614 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,559,687 SSDs tested.

Typical MKNSSDPE500GB-D8 500GB Builds (Compare 10,607 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $619

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