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Mushkin MKNSSDCR120GB Chronos

Mushkin MKNSSDCR120GB Chronos
alaAverage 3.7

397 reviews

Aug, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 92 user reviews of Mushkin MKNSSDCR120GB Chronos from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Other Storage & Media on

74% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Mushkin Chronos 120 GB SATA 6.0 Gb-s 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive (MKNSSDCR120GB)

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Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 120GB MKNSSDCR120GB-DX


The Mushkin 120GB Chronos Deluxe is another great SSD option for cost-conscious buyers.

Great price/performance ratio. Supports SATA 6G

Older SF-2281 loses speed in random read/writes, uncompressed data

This is shaping up to be a banner year for SSD adoption. The Kingston SSDNow V300 Series SV300S3D7 we reviewed recently won accolades for an excellent price/performance ratio, but the Mushkin 120GB Chronos Deluxe ($105 list) aims to challenge Kingston...

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lifespan 1 yr 3 months


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Drive failed.


Loaded fast before failing

The drive failed in just a little over 2 years with very light use, SSD not being detected in bios. Life of the product was too short in my opinion. Did contact Mushkin through the website, sent copy of the purchase invoice, thinking they give a 3 year...

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Assembled in the USA


it's pretty cool to buy such a nice product that was assembled in the USA.

Fast ; assembled in the USA

Needs firmware upgrades

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Fast drive


So far, so good. Time will tell.

I wanted to get the least-expensive fast 120 GB SSD I could find for my money. I was not disappointed. This SSD gets 7.9 on the WEI (Windows Experience Index) and while that's not as accurate as CrystalDiskmark or some of the other performance...

Note that Muskin seems to have two identical drives - note that one is 9.5mm in width and the other 7mm, important for those who may be putting it in a laptop or some other thickness-limited location

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Nothing I've done will bring this thing back, still under warranty but not sending them an HD full of personal info. Looked online and lots of people have same problem, in contrast I still have most of the plate HHDs I've ever bought, one died a month...

Small form, shock proof

Died just like that! Speed not noticeable faster than SATA HDs. Low space. Expensive

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This ssd has been great


I have two SSD's installed, this and an OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS and this SSD is the faster of the two. I have had it as my primary boot drive since November of 2011. I saw all the negative reviews for this product, and felt like I should put in my two...

This SSD has worked flawless since November 2011. This SSD was the best upgrade i ever had for day to day use

I have had zero problems with this SSD

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Died as well-


Worked for almost a year

Had this drive for about a year ; Just died on me. Brought it to support center to see if anything was recoverable ; The controller went on it- so no go ; Lesson learned. Going forward will stick with companies that have been making memory for a bit...

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Happy with this purchase


This was my first SSD. Bought it more than two years ago. I keep my OS's (win7 and ubuntu) and frequently used programs (Web browser, image editing, office stuff, and sometimes a game or two) on it; everything else on a 1TB HDD. I'm buying the 240 GB...

Fast, sturdy, easy to install ; Still works flawlessly after 2 years


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Stand behind their product!


Had this for a little over 2 years and it worked perfectly. I started using it to hold all my photos after buying a another ssd. Then a short time later it suddenly croaked. luckily for me I was in the good habit of backing everything up so I didn't...

stopped working after 2 years however, I will continue using their products because of their exceptional service

Product Specifications


Backup Function: No
Hot Swap Function: No


Ethernet: No
Fibre Channel: No
Firewire: No
Serial ATA: Yes
Ultra ATA: No
Wireless LAN: No

General Features

BUS-powered: No
Internal / External:Internal