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Mushkin MKNSSDCR120GB-7 Chronos

Mushkin MKNSSDCR120GB-7 Chronos
alaAverage 3.3

228 reviews

Apr, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 228 reviews of Mushkin MKNSSDCR120GB-7 Chronos. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Other Storage & Media for all reviews.

On average, users rate this product 66/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 user reviews of Mushkin MKNSSDCR120GB-7 Chronos from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Other Storage & Media on

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This summary is based on the product: Mushkin Direct Atlas Deluxe 120GB mSATA SATA III Solid State Drive MKNSSDAT120GB-DX

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

Works well for 1.5 year



-died after some light use for 1.5 yr -became gradually slow and unusable -realized other SSD brand actually boots faster after switching out

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: peter p. (

Used product but works.


This would have been a 4* but it is used.

it works...but for how long?

product was used! it had someone else's C: drive files.

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: Tyler S. (

Died before a year.


I would not recommend buying this. It was very cheap but you do get what you pay for. . .

It was very good when it worked. Very quick.

Died before a year with very light use. Computer is off most of the time. I occasionally play games and would mostly stream. It only had the OS loaded on it.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: stephen d. (

short life-span


3 of the 4 of these drives that I purchased in 2013 had failed by January of 2016. Avoid this SSD...


Not reliable

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

One failure, replacement unit still alive


Two non-deluxe units degrading much faster than the deluxe unit, proof that there is a difference! In the real world, this is still a good drive for the $$ but if you are working with serious I/O-intensive workloads like virtualization or video...

Mushkin replaced my first defective unit without hassle. The drive is not the fastest, but it's a good value for the price.

First unit failed after 4 months. The SMART "SSD Life Remaining" value dropped from 100 to 70 in a few months, where my "Deluxe" 240GB Chronos is 17,000 hours old and is still at 98% life. Mushkin's replacement unit is still doing OK, but it is also...

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Rodger. R. (

Worked well, but only lasted a year.


compact and easy to install, quiet operation, and super fast. I would probably buy another but stick with a major brand.

I really liked this SSD hard drive but it didn't last long.

Expected longer life from a hard drive but sometimes they just fail. The one I replaced it with is from ADATA and has a 3 yr warranty with a cheaper price. $44.00.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: James S. (

Dead after 20 months



Was fast, now

Dead after 20 months

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Paul M. (

Do any of these survive more than a week?


I can remember when Mushkin made the best memory modules on the market. Looks like that experience has failed to translated over to SSD's. My advice, even if Mushkin gives these away for the cost of shipping, go with a Samsung, Intel, or Crucial instead.

Maybe price, but if none of them work for more than a week, that's not much of a pro. Mushkin SSD's make great paperweights.

This was the second MKNSSDCR120GB-7 that succumbed to a very young death. First one died in the first week of use. It's replacement died even younger, after just a few hours of use. 0 for 2. Over the last four years, I have installed dozens of SSD's...

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Anonymous (



Worked great, very fast.

Failed after 8 months. Went to boot pc and bios didn't recognize it anymore. Currently going through RMA process.

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: ZHI L. (

dead after 6 months


bought so many cheap Mushkin drive before, only this model has very high failure rate.!

fast, cheap, easy to install, got 7.9/7.9 win7 index rating.

dead after 6 months...

Nov, 2015