Average Bench: 59.1% (796th of 1058)

Based on 74 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDCR60GB, MKNSSDCR60GB-7, MKNSSDCR 60GB

Average average bench

The Mushkin Chronos 60GB averaged 40.9% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 69.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Chronos 60GB is 39.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Mushkin Chronos 60GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 98.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 105MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 74 samples)
Min Avg Max
287 Read 368 487
48.4 Write 105 148
71.8 Mixed 149 216
58.6 SusWrite 98.7 148
39.5% 180 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.2 4K Read 27.4 36.2
16.8 4K Write 69.9 121
7.85 4K Mixed 27 42.8
113% 41.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26 DQ Read 91.3 179
30.4 DQ Write 96.5 146
9.12 DQ Mixed 72.7 156
60.5% 86.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
54GB free
Firmware: 502ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 113 116 118 123 121 MB/s
Read 389
Write 128
Mixed 186
SusWrite 117
45% 205 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 35.3
135% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 128
102% 144 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,293,204 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 47%
Desktop 80%
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Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: MSI B450M GAMING PLUS (MS-7B87) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $672

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