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Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR120GB-7

  • 2.5"
  • 120GB
  • SATA III

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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  • Anonymous
  • 1/18/2016 6:44:39 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsOne failure, replacement unit still alive

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR120GB-7

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

Cons: 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 losing "life" faster than the Deluxe Chronos. This non-deluxe 120GB is down to 96% life after 4,500 hours.

Other Thoughts: 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 editing, then this drive won't last as long as the Deluxe.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello,

Please contact our support department at support@mushkin.com. Your drive may need a firmware update. Our support hours are Monday through Friday 9am-6pm (CST).

Thank you for choosing Mushkin Enhanced.

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  • Rodger. R.
  • 1/13/2016 7:32:42 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsWorked well, but only lasted a year.

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR120GB-7

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

Cons: 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.

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

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  • James S.
  • 1/8/2016 6:26:50 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDead after 20 months

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR120GB-7

Pros: Was fast, now

Cons: Dead after 20 months

Other Thoughts: Nope

Manufacturer Response:

Hello James,

My name is Sue and I’m with Mushkin customer support. I apologize for the issue that you’re having with our 120GB 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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  • Paul M.
  • 12/5/2015 8:36:32 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsDo any of these survive more than a week?

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR120GB-7

Pros: 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.

Cons: 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 from 120GB to 250GB from Samsung, Intel, and Crucial in various PC's and they're all still alive and still in heavy use.

Other Thoughts: 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.

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  • Anonymous
  • 11/30/2015 12:55:33 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsFailed

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR120GB-7

Pros: Worked great, very fast.

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

Manufacturer Response:

If you haven't already, please 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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  • Edwin L.
  • 11/23/2015 10:03:39 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsdead after 6 months

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR120GB-7

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

Cons: dead after 6 months...

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

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Zhi,

My name is Sue and I’m with Mushkin customer support. I apologize for the issue that you’re having with our 120GB 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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  • Joseph T.
  • 11/3/2015 7:04:44 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsMushkin enhanced chronos 120 gb SSD

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR120GB-7

Pros: Easy install out of the box and good initial performance

Cons: Eight months later and I now have a dead drive.

Other Thoughts: Expected a much longer service life than what was delivered. Will have to negotiate repair/replacement with the manufacturer. Until then I'm sitting with a boat anchor. Very disappointed in the quality of the unit.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Joseph,

My name is Sue and I’m with Mushkin customer support. I apologize for the issue that you’re having with our 120GB 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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  • Shelley E.
  • 10/27/2015 11:04:15 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsFailed after a year. Still waiting on RMA

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR120GB-7

Pros: It was cheap at the time

Cons: Failed after a year. Not out-right, just got slower and slower until doing anything in the OS took several minutes.

Other Thoughts: Mushkin's service department is also slow. It's been a week since Mushkin received my SSD and a replacement has not been sent out. I had to ask them why and they then told me it was out of stock and I'd have to wait until they get more in.

I would not buy from Mushkin again.

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  • Anonymous
  • 10/16/2015 4:38:05 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggs50% failure

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR120GB-7

Pros: 50% are still working !

Cons: I bought 4 of these in Feb and installed them in new PC's for clients. 2 of them have failed already - showing 0GB in BIOS and not showing in Windows. I only got them because of the limit on Kingston SSD purchases - I have bought over 200 of those without a single failure.

Other Thoughts: The question is whether it is even worth RMA'ing them if the replacements may also have a 50% failure rate in 7 months. I don't think I can afford to chance them. Might use them as Tech external drives for casual use.

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  • Nicolas H.
  • 10/11/2015 3:53:48 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDon't buy it

This review is from: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MKNSSDCR120GB-7

Pros: Speed OK for SSD.

Cons: Installed in a not often used computer. Died within a few hours of use (±100 hours). Doesn't get recognized in the BIOS after reboot. Is not recognized by other computers.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Nicolas,

My name is Sue and I’m with Mushkin customer support. I apologize for the issue that you’re having with our 120GB 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 8am-6pm (CST).

Thank you for choosing Mushkin Enhanced.

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