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I got a Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR60GB 2.5" 60GB SATA III Asynchronous MLC Internal Solid State Drive and I'm getting this.

Which is slower than my G.Skill Sata II SSD.
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Your G. SKILL is 120GB. The Mushkin is 60GB. Performance tends to scale with capacity, too and SandForce with asynchronous NAND doesn't deal will with incompressible data to begin with. AS SSD probably shows one of the worst case scenarios for SandForce with async NAND.
Edited by rui-no-onna - 9/11/12 at 12:42pm
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So that muskin is basically garage?
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First thing I would look at - is your SSD plugged into a Black (SATA II) or Brown (SATA III) port?
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First thing I would look at - is your SSD plugged into a Black (SATA II) or Brown (SATA III) port?
Well I not that stupid when it comes to computer(25yrs tech here). That SSD is in the brown Sata port. The first six ports are Sata III ports (The bottom six/brown) and the last 2 are Sata 2 ports(top 2 ports/black).
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Well Thank god I order G.SKILL Phoenix III and it will be here Thursday.
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Originally Posted by dixson01974 View Post

Well Thank god I order G.SKILL Phoenix III and it will be here Thursday.

I do believe the only benefit the G.SKILL has over the Mushkin is it has double the capacity (ergo, more NAND flash). I'm pretty sure they would have identical performance otherwise as I think both have asynchronous NAND. You'd have been better off getting one of the other SandForce drives (Mushkin Chronos Deluxe, OCZ Vertex 3, SanDisk Extreme, Kingston HyperX 3K, Intel 330, Corsair Force GT/GS, etc) or an SSD with a different controller altogether (Samsung 830, Plextor M3/M3P, Plextor M5S/M5P, etc).

*Disclaimer:
Granted, you'd be hard pressed to notice a difference between SandForce with Sync/Toggle NAND vs SandForce with Async NAND outside of benchmarks. Real world use, it's hard to tell a difference between one SSD to another.
Edited by rui-no-onna - 9/11/12 at 3:52pm
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post #8 of 27
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I do believe the only benefit the G.SKILL has over the Mushkin is it has double the capacity (ergo, more NAND flash). I'm pretty sure they would have identical performance otherwise as I think both have asynchronous NAND. You'd have been better off getting one of the other SandForce drives (Mushkin Chronos Deluxe, OCZ Vertex 3, SanDisk Extreme, Kingston HyperX 3K, Intel 330, Corsair Force GT/GS, etc) or an SSD with a different controller altogether (Samsung 830, Plextor M3/M3P, Plextor M5S/M5P, etc).
*Disclaimer:
Granted, you'd be hard pressed to notice a difference between SandForce with Sync/Toggle NAND vs SandForce with Async NAND outside of benchmarks. Real world use, it's hard to tell a difference between one SSD to another.
Well I know that I can 220/200 with the G.Skill II without any tweaking. Hoping to get better with the G.Skill III.
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So that muskin is basically garage?
Yea, asynchronous SandForce drives are. tongue.gif

The chronos deluxe would have been the smarter choice.
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Well Thank god I order G.SKILL Phoenix III and it will be here Thursday.
frown.gif Y U PICK DRIVES WITH POO POO ASYNCHRONOUS NAND? WHEN YOU CAN PAY LESS AND GET BETTER DRIVE! ლ(ಠ益ಠ)ლ

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post #10 of 27
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Yea, asynchronous SandForce drives are. tongue.gif
The chronos deluxe would have been the smarter choice.
frown.gif Y U PICK DRIVES WITH POO POO ASYNCHRONOUS NAND? WHEN YOU CAN PAY LESS AND GET BETTER DRIVE! ლ(ಠ益ಠ)ლ
Should have got this, $79.99 + Free Shipping: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?SID=SatOhPx2EeGnocLdl8mYFw0_CCfA3_0_0_0&AID=10440897&PID=1225267&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-cables-_-na-_-na&Item=N82E16820171567
Or this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?SID=SkIxAPx2EeGzAoqOGUSK0g0_CCfA3_0_0_0&AID=10440897&PID=1225267&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-cables-_-na-_-na&Item=N82E16820147163
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How do you know that the G.Skill is ASYNCHRONOUS NAND?
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