Average Bench: 65.1% (668th of 1012)

Based on 584 user benchmarks.  Models: MKNSSDCR120GB, MKNSSDCR MKNSSDCR120GB, MKNSSDCR 120GB, MKNSSDCR120GB-7

Above average average bench

The Mushkin Chronos 120GB averaged 34.9% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 124MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Chronos 120GB is 31.4%. 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 117MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 144MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 584 samples)
Min Avg Max
289 Read 361 438
96.2 Write 144 222
147 Mixed 190 261
74 SusWrite 117 167
44.8% 203 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.2 4K Read 26.3 34.2
32 4K Write 76 128
20.3 4K Mixed 31.6 40.8
121% 44.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
62.8 DQ Read 154 262
94.4 DQ Write 141 204
58 DQ Mixed 124 194
99.6% 139 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,945,238 SSDs tested.

 Prices

OutletPCUS $7013 hrs
AmazonUS $707 months
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Typical Chronos 120GB Builds (Compare 15,679 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B350M GAMING PRO (MS-7A39) - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $456

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

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