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Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 480GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR480GB-7

  • 2.5"
  • 480GB
  • SATA III

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  • Chris V.
  • 4/29/2016 6:37:18 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsLasted 7 months?

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 480GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR480GB-7

Pros: SSD. Light-weight? Speed was decent.

Cons: I have only one problem with this drive. It is dead - after a mere 7 months. Not 'started getting errors', not 'corrupted SOME data'. It's dead. That is unacceptable after 7 months.

Other Thoughts: I'm glad I waited a few months before reviewing the drive. I bought this drive solely for gaming. Installed Steam and Battle.net on it. Smooth gaming at first. Here, some 7 months in, I noticed games started crashing almost regularly. I figured it was RAM or video driver or something completely usual. But then I noticed shortcuts would report that their EXE was missing. Then today, the Diablo 3 Season 6 was starting. Had everything ready to go. Half-an-hour before it started, the drive disappeared again. This time, it would not come back. I checked different sata and power cables, even a SATA Wire USB cable. The drive is dead. Does not show in BIOS/Drive Management on any computer. This is a real disappointment for an almost 8-month old drive. I am using a PNY 480GB-SSD as my C: drive that I bought 1 month before this one. So far it has reported no errors.

I would like to go the warranty route on this and RMA it, but I am not a fan of the thought that this will happen again only a few months after replacing it.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Chris,

My name is Sue and I’m with Mushkin customer support. I apologize for the issue that you’re having with our 480GB 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. Our support hours are Monday through Friday 9am-6pm (CST).

Thank you for choosing Mushkin Enhanced.

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  • Michel D.
  • 1/13/2016 11:32:39 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Value

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 480GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR480GB-7

Pros: Purchased over 18 months ago and was a best drive for price. Great performance while gaming and boots in less than 20 seconds. No issues with drive after upgrading from Windows 7 then 8.1 the Windows 10.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Would recommend this product.

Manufacturer Response:

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

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  • Michael M.
  • 1/5/2016 12:05:51 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsI do not recommend this drive.

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 480GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR480GB-7

Pros: The drive is fast and flaunts a decent capacity, appears to have good specs for the price.

Cons: The drive began generating S.M.A.R.T. alerts just over one year after purchase. (The alerts began on 1/4/2016. The drive was purchased on 1/1/2015.) I have ordered a replacement from another manufacturer.

Other Thoughts: This drive does not provide good value over time.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Michael,

My name is Sue and I’m with Mushkin customer support. I apologize for the issue that you’re having with our 480GB Chronos 7mm. 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. Our support hours are Monday through Friday 9am-6pm (CST).

Thank you for choosing Mushkin Enhanced.

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  • Nikolaus S.
  • 1/4/2016 12:18:07 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsFlawless SSD, 2 years and going strong.

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 480GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR480GB-7

Pros: Fast. I never ran any benchmarks, but I had it attached to an Intel DX58SO and i7 920 with 6GB of RAM for 90% of the time I've owned it. It's now attached to an Asus Crosshair V Formula-Z and AMD FX 8320 with 32GB of RAM. Runs just as fast if not faster. After the BIOS posts, Windows 10 loads in ~10s. I could probably cut down start-up processes and reduce that by 1-2s, but 10s is quite fast already.

Cons: Can't update the firmware. As with most SSDs, they hit the shelves and and are essentially discontinued. HDD/SSD firmware is pretty basic, so firmware updates aren't really necessary, but it'd be nice to know that Mushkin still cares about improving products already produced. But it is what it is.

Other Thoughts: I'm considering actually buying another one and setting them up in RAID 0, but I'm not sure I'd see any performance boost. Also, TRIM isn't usually supported in RAID, thus making it difficult to maintain the drives as you'd have to make sure they idle for a few hours so it's own firmware can do the garbage collection. Not really an issue, but convenience.

Manufacturer Response:

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

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  • Trevor O.
  • 12/7/2015 10:53:56 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsDead After a Year

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 480GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR480GB-7

Pros: This SSD worked incredibly well for me; while it was still alive. It was part of my first build and to be used solely for my OS and high graphics games. It started quickly and did not give me any trouble for quite some time.

Cons: After about a year of somewhat moderate to heavy use it would occasionally reboot the computer into the BIOS. I would simply restart the computer and start fresh in Windows. Well, one day that didn't work anymore. BIOS could not even pick up the drive in the boot menu. Tried reading forums to trouble shoot for a week to no avail. Brought it to a tech guru in my office who could not even retrieve the data unfortunately. Somewhat disheartening, however, be sure if you do decide to purchase this product to go for the long term warranty as it is currently saving me approximately $200.00.

Other Thoughts: Warranty, warranty, warranty. Always back up, and if you don't know how, ask or teach yourself.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Trevor,

My name is Sue and I’m with Mushkin customer support. I apologize for the issue that you’re having with our 480GB 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. Our support hours are Monday through Friday 9am-6pm (CST).

Thank you for choosing Mushkin Enhanced.

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  • Rafael g.
  • 12/1/2015 5:23:02 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsFailed after a year

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 480GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR480GB-7

Pros: Worked as advertised for a year

Cons: Failed after a year. Windows did let me know that the drive was failing so was able to back up/clone it.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Rafael,

My name is Sue and I’m with Mushkin customer support. I apologize for the issue that you’re having with our 480GB 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. Our support hours are Monday through Friday 9am-6pm (CST).

Thank you for choosing Mushkin Enhanced.

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  • david g.
  • 11/25/2015 7:53:58 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsDied after a Year

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 480GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR480GB-7

Pros: Inexpensive as far as SSD goes at the time of purchase. Thankfully, I had a backup of my system the n the drive started disconnecting and freezing my machine. Pushkin sent me a new drive in about a week or so.

Cons: failed after a year but was replaced by manufacturer. Am not confident this one will last any longer.

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  • Douglas P.
  • 11/11/2015 7:06:43 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsRegularly Disconnects, Crashes, Hangs, etc.

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 480GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR480GB-7

Pros: Fast, was on sale when purchased.

Cons: Purchased on 9/23/14, it's now 11/11/15 and the drive constantly disconnects causing my system to hang. Judging from other reviews it looks like this is a common issue with this drive.

I submitted a ticket via http://www.mushkin.com/support/mushkin-support-center and have not heard back from the vendor, will attempt to contact them via phone as well, 1 egg and a DO NOT BUY.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Douglas,

I apologize about the inconvenience here. I went ahead and sent an email using our support@mushkin.com.
Please let us know if you received this email.

Thank you

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1 out of 5 eggsFailed within a year

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 480GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR480GB-7

Pros: Fast as all get out when it works

Cons: -started experiencing drive disconnects within a month of owning
-got as a gift so I couldn't rma
-now is completely failing and disconnecting will not help at all

Manufacturer Response:

Hi Raymond,

Please contact our support department at support@mushkin.com with subject line stating Attn: Sue.
Our support hours are Monday through Friday 9am-6pm (CST).

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

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  • Robert L.
  • 10/1/2015 5:32:35 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGood Price for Win7

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 480GB SATA III 7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR480GB-7

Pros: Good price for performance/size. Boots quickly and loads applications quickly.

Cons: Not reliably with a Windows 10 upgrade. Have rebuilt the machine thrice.

Other Thoughts: Buy if you're looking for a cheap but good performer for Windows 7.

Manufacturer Response:

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

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