Average Bench: 54% (800th of 1017)

Based on 9 user benchmarks.  Model: MKNSSDCR90GB

Average average bench

The Mushkin Chronos 90GB averaged 46.0% 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 Write Speed 66.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.7MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Mushkin Chronos 90GB is 25.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Mushkin Chronos 90GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 98.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 106MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 9 samples)
Min Avg Max
295 Read 387 500
74.7 Write 106 130
125 Mixed 166 188
95.9 SusWrite 98.4 102
41.5% 189 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.7 4K Read 22.7 28.8
42 4K Write 66.1 95.8
8.23 4K Mixed 16.2 29.2
90.2% 35 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 DQ Read 160 251
91.4 DQ Write 108 122
7.4 DQ Mixed 69.7 167
69.2% 112 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 540ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 101 101 97 96 96 MB/s
Read 361
Write 111
Mixed 179
SusWrite 97.9
41% 187 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 51
4K Mixed 23
86% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 160
120% 163 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,660,519 SSDs tested.

Typical Chronos 90GB Builds (Compare 1,494 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 17%
Desktop 27%
Workstation 14%
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Motherboard: Asus P5KC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $300

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

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