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Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB-7 2.5" 240GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

  • 2.5"
  • 240GB
  • SATA III
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Positioned at the intersection of performance and value, Chronos SSDs provide next-generation SSD responsiveness by utilizing asynchronous NAND Flash technology. Say goodbye to rotational hard drive sluggishness by adding a Chronos SSD to your system today!

• INDUSTRY-LEADING PERFORMANCE
Driven by the second generation of SandForce SSD controller (SF-2281), the Chronos Series is designed and built to unleash the full potential of the 6Gbps SATA III interface. The Chronos pushes the limits in both sequential and random data transfer rates, significantly improving your productivity, gaming, multimedia, and overall computing experience.

• A SUPERIOR PC EXPERIENCE
In addition to maximum performance, a Chronos SSD upgrade promotes cooler, quieter, and more energy efficient conditions compared to traditional mechanical hard drives. With no moving parts, SSDs provide peace of mind with their superior durability and reliability. Chronos series SSDs work in perfect harmony with next generation platforms and operating systems to deliver the ultimate storage solution.

• TRIM SUPPORT
The Chronos Series SSDs offer native TRIM support featured in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Designed to maintain the performance of SSD at an optimal level over the lifetime of the drive, TRIM functions by actively deleting invalid data from the SSD’s memory cells to ensure that write operations perform at full speed. Since a memory block must be erased before it can be re-programmed, TRIM improves performance by pro-actively erasing pages containing invalid data, allowing the SSD to write new data without first having to perform a time-consuming erase command.


Learn more about the Mushkin Enhanced MKNSSDCR240GB-7

General

Brand
Mushkin Enhanced
Series
Chronos
Model
MKNSSDCR240GB-7
Device Type
7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
Used For
Consumer

Physical

Form Factor
2.5"
Capacity
240GB
Interface
SATA III
Controller
SandForce
Height
7mm
Width
69.85mm
Depth
100.5mm

Performance

Max Sequential Read
Up to 560 MB/s
Max Sequential Write
Up to 552 MB/s
4KB Random Read
Up to 92,000 IOPS
4KB Random Write
Up to 80,000 IOPS
Seek Time
<0.1ms
MTBF
2,000,000 hours

Features

Features
7mm Form-Factor

SandForce SF-2281 SSD processor with unthrottled - IOPS firmware

SATA 3.0 (6Gb/s) interface (backwards compatible with SATA 3Gb/s and 1.5Gb/s)

RAID support

TRIM support (OS/driver support required)

S.M.A.R.T. support

Built-in BCH ECC (Up to 55 bits correctable per 512 byte sector)

User-upgradeable firmware

RoHS, FCC, CE

Environmental

Max Shock Resistance
1500G

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • True Human
  • 11/18/2014 10:50:37 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFantastic

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB-7 2.5" 240GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Super fast. Great size. Great price. No problems so far

Cons: No cons

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  • Falconx50
  • 11/13/2014 2:10:44 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsMushkin SSD 240GB

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB-7 2.5" 240GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Small, fast, and lots of room. It takes my Win 7 Pro PC only 22 seconds to startup. Much better than my old time of 98 seconds or more.

Cons: The only con is that it does not come with any hardware for mounting. You only get the drive. This no concern for me since my tower had the hardware already for this.

Other Thoughts: So far this SSD has performed great. I've been looking to replace my old RAID 0 system and this drive has not disappointed me. I would have knocked

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  • OB1
  • 11/13/2014 12:03:01 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsFirmware

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB-7 2.5" 240GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: New firmware should be 600ABBF0

Cons: Original SSD would not update to firmware on support website.
Firmware updater listed file as not compatible with drive.
File on support website is lower revision then one in replacement drive.

Other Thoughts: Performance and reliability was poor.
Original had random freezing issue, performance was bottom tier.
Mushkin RMA was very quick.
Replacement SSD has newer firmware and is much faster!
AS SSD overall score went from 430 on original to almost 700 on RMA replacement.
Seq Read are actually close to 500 MB/s
Surprise, surprise.

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  • Matthew
  • 11/4/2014 9:05:23 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCheap, Fast SSD

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB-7 2.5" 240GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: - Fast
- Cheap

Cons: - Doesn't come with a 3.5 Converter

Other Thoughts: I have had one of these in a computer for about a year now, and have not had issues with it. These are one of the cheapest SSDs on the market, and yet one of the fastest. This does make me a little leery of quality, but I have had no issues with any of these drives so far. It would have been nice to see a 3.5 inch converter included with the drive, but most cases nowadays have 2.5 inch slots specifically for SSDs.

Overall, I have no reason to dock this drive eggs. It holds up to its speed claims, and thus far reliability has not been an issue.

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  • BobPT
  • 10/29/2014 6:13:11 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsWas great, now dead

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB-7 2.5" 240GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Easy install. Much faster load times than the HD. Worked great for a year.

Cons: One year later, the drive is now dead. Won't boot up and not recognized at all. I will be pulling it out and try to see if I can recover any files.

Other Thoughts: How do I get a replacement for this?

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Bob,

My name is Sue and I’m with Mushkin customer support. I apologize for the issue that you’re having with our 240GB Chronos 7mm SSD. Our customer and technical support are here to assist you with troubleshooting your issue. If we cannot find a resolution, we will be more than happy to replace your drive. Please don’t hesitate to email us at support@mushkin.com or call us at 1.800.569.1868.

Thank you for choosing Mushkin Enhanced.

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  • BobS
  • 10/29/2014 12:27:45 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks Great

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB-7 2.5" 240GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Imaged my old hard drive, put the image on the new SSD, popped in the new SSD,and SHAZAM ! Like someone took off my blinders. Toshiba P755 booted in 33 seconds. Also I have all kind of stuff installed on my computer. Computer had no problems recognizing the drive.

Cons: None so far

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  • Udo
  • 10/26/2014 8:36:47 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPretty Solid

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB-7 2.5" 240GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Got it on sale for around $100
Fast
Great for the price.

Cons: None so far.

Other Thoughts: Worth picking at least one up. Especially if you are not currently using an SSD.

Manufacturer Response:

Thank you for choosing Mushkin.
We appreciate your feedback and support.

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  • N/A
  • 10/17/2014 12:00:10 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsFailed after 8 months

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB-7 2.5" 240GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: -Fast
-Good value on paper
-Includes 2.5" to 3.5" adapter

Cons: -Failed after 8 months of light use
-Screw holes poorly drilled
-Uses a lot more power than comparable SSD's

Other Thoughts: Some time ago, Mushkin said that they were sending me a replacement. That was some time ago. They also don't seem like they're going to refund what I paid to ship and insure the device for warranty service which is common these days, but irritating nonetheless.

Would I buy another Mushkin SSD? Probably not, given the availability of more competitive options with better reputations.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello,

My name is Sue and I’m with Mushkin customer support. I apologize for the issue that you’re having with our 240GB Chronos 7mm SSD. Please contact us at support@mushkin.com or call us at 1.800.569.1868 with your ticket number and I will be more than happy to follow up on your case.

Our support hours are Monday through Friday 8am-6pm.

Thank you for choosing Mushkin Enhanced.

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  • N/A
  • 10/16/2014 3:53:34 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsMushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB-7 2.5" 240GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB-7 2.5" 240GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Good product for a fair price. I've been using this drive for over a year with no issues.

Cons: still too expensive

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  • Maynard G Crebs
  • 9/23/2014 12:23:04 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsFailed after 7 months

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB-7 2.5" 240GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: It worked for 7 months

Cons: It died after 7 months

Other Thoughts: Of all the brands of SSD's I have purchased for my business (and I have purchased many) this is the only failure I have had. Unfortunately the computer it was in was 1600 miles away. It cost me shipping both ways. Baaa.....

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Maynard,

My name is Sue and I’m with Mushkin customer support. I apologize for the issue that you’re having with our 240GB Chronos 7mm drive. Our customer and technical support are here to assist you with troubleshooting your issue. If we cannot find a resolution, we will be more than happy to replace your drive. Please don’t hesitate to email us at support@mushkin.com or call us at 1.800.569.1868.

Thank you for choosing Mushkin Enhanced.

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