Average Bench: 65.8% (712th of 1058)

Based on 746 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDCR120GB, MKNSSDCR MKNSSDCR120GB, MKNSSDCR 120GB, MKNSSDCR120GB-7

Above average average bench

The Mushkin Chronos 120GB averaged 34.1% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 107MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.6MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Chronos 120GB is 23.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Mushkin Chronos 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 115MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 142MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 746 samples)
Min Avg Max
295 Read 359 434
67.6 Write 142 245
147 Mixed 194 278
73.6 SusWrite 115 182
44.8% 203 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.7 4K Read 26.8 32.6
37.6 4K Write 77.1 113
20.9 4K Mixed 33.6 40.3
124% 45.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
52.8 DQ Read 134 236
80.4 DQ Write 139 224
34.1 DQ Mixed 107 170
88.6% 127 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: 540ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 87 104 101 103 103 MB/s
Read 312
Write 124
Mixed 169
SusWrite 100
39% 176 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 32.9
126% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 85
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 92.6
74% 102 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,082,624 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $702 years
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Typical Chronos 120GB Builds (Compare 35,058 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $367

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Controller: LSI Sandforce SF2281VB1-SDC. NAND Memory: INTEL Asynchronous 25NM MLC

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lasted me many years with no problems


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