Average Bench: 49.5% (875th of 1058)

Based on 220 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDCR480GB, MKNSSDCR480GB-7

Below average average bench

The Mushkin Chronos 480GB averaged 50.5% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 20.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 402MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Chronos 480GB is just 19.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Mushkin Chronos 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 15.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 60.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 220 samples)
Min Avg Max
288 Read 402 505
137 Write 211 289
158 Mixed 241 314
97.3 SusWrite 175 228
57.2% 257 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.05 4K Read 20.3 26.5
10.2 4K Write 15.8 19.7
7.39 4K Mixed 15.6 22.9
59.1% 17.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 DQ Read 137 223
18 DQ Write 60.2 81.5
8.36 DQ Mixed 54.7 98.1
52.1% 83.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
85GB free
Firmware: 600ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 200 183 202 207 204 MB/s
Read 300
Write 239
Mixed 299
SusWrite 203
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 15.9
4K Mixed 17.5
66% 18.9 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 71.1
DQ Mixed 82.7
70% 104 MB/s
357GB free
Firmware: 580ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 76 78 77 100 109 MB/s
Read 428
Write 212
Mixed 190
SusWrite 83.5
50% 229 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 19.5
4K Mixed 21.9
75% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 95.7
DQ Write 62.3
DQ Mixed 85.4
62% 81.1 MB/s
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 182 190 199 159 146 MB/s
Read 361
Write 314
Mixed 245
SusWrite 176
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 9.9
4K Write 19
4K Mixed 22.9
54% 17.3 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 81.5
DQ Mixed 96.4
80% 118 MB/s
38GB free
Firmware: 600ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 45 49 103 45 97 MB/s
Read 464
Write 195
Mixed 157
SusWrite 77.4
49% 223 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 19.1
4K Mixed 22.4
63% 19.2 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 74.2
DQ Mixed 85.9
72% 108 MB/s
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Typical Chronos 480GB Builds (Compare 994 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885) - $289

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $1,039

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