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Mushkin SSD comparison, whats the difference?

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May 5, 2012 2:48:10 AM

I've done alot of reading, and searching, and still have little understanding of ssd's when comparing them to each other, i am pc proficient, but not up to date. Just recently built my new pc and looking for an ssd to use for windows drive.


What is the real world difference between these 2 drives? Is it worth the price difference?
Do you recommend either for a boot drive?
Are there other drives in this price range(under 200$) that are far superior or more reliable, or 240gb and still decent?

Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe MX MKNSSDCR120GB-MX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe MKNSSDCR120GB-DX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


PC:
Corsair TX850
ASRock extreem3 gen3
i5 2500k @ 4.2
Evga gtx-580
8gb g.skill ram
May 5, 2012 4:41:13 AM

Tjb433 said:
I've done alot of reading, and searching, and still have little understanding of ssd's when comparing them to each other, i am pc proficient, but not up to date. Just recently built my new pc and looking for an ssd to use for windows drive.


What is the real world difference between these 2 drives? Is it worth the price difference?
Do you recommend either for a boot drive?
Are there other drives in this price range(under 200$) that are far superior or more reliable, or 240gb and still decent?

Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe MX MKNSSDCR120GB-MX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe MKNSSDCR120GB-DX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


PC:
Corsair TX850
ASRock extreem3 gen3
i5 2500k @ 4.2
Evga gtx-580
8gb g.skill ram



The DX is the fastest SSD Mushkin has, in addition to Toshiba branded synchronus (read/write same speed) NAND. The MX has some generic synchronous NAND, and the base model has asynchronous NAND.
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