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Mushkin Catalyst Cache SSD 100GB

Mushkin Catalyst Cache SSD 100GB
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2 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews of Mushkin Catalyst Cache SSD 100GB. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other Solid-state drive for all reviews.

On average, users rate this product 60/100.

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Consumer review (

Great cache SSD


I'm only seeing about 275 MBps read and write speed, but it looks like my SATA-II controller is the bottleneck, not the drive itself. It's still easily 3x faster than the 1 TB Seagate Baracuda it's caching. I didn't want to sink a ton of money into my...

It does exactly what it says it does: cache your primary hard drive at SSD speed ; Install it and forget it ; Games load in 1/3 the time ; Programs launch as fast as you can click on them ; It caches writes, not just reads ; Way cheaper than a 1 or 2...

No major cons, but a few nitpicky details ; For some reason everything but my boot and shutdown times seems faster. That's not really a con for me, though, because I never shut down unless I have to ; The Dataplex software has absolutely no user...

Nov, 2012

Consumer review (

Dataplex software has "Limitations" you should know about


Here are the "limitations" as found at Nvelo's web site, on a page ( that is merely hyperlinked on a page prior to download and not even explicitly displayed to someone downloading the...

inexpensive ; promises moderate gain in storage performance without ; the extra cost or installation hassle of a typical SSD ; Mushkin products generally good quality, reliable

Bundled Nvelo Dataplex software that is really the whole point of the product has some showstopping "limitations" that Nvelo seems to be trying pretty hard to keep under wraps. It's incompatible with any motherboard that uses nVidia chipsets, most...

Oct, 2012

Product Specifications


Color of product:Grey
Internal: Yes

Operational Conditions

Operating shock:1500
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 70
Operating vibration:16.4
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 85

Other Features

Chips organization:SandForce
Device connectivity:Wired
Internal: Yes


Data Transfer Rate:6
Mean time between failures (MTBF):2000000
Random read (4KB):90000
Random write (4KB):90000
Read Speed:550
Solid-state drive capacity:100
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
Solid-state drive interfaces:Serial ATA III
Write Speed:515

Technical Details

Operating shock:1500
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 70
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 70
Operating vibration:16.4
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 85
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 85

Weight & Dimensions