Is the Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 240GB a good SSD?

Hello,
I am in the search for a good SSD for my first build and I found this SSD for only $160.

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226237

Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
$159.99

This is the second cheapest 240GB SSD I found in newegg.ca. I could go for lower capacity SSDs but I am searching for an SSD big enough to store at least 3 games, OS and other software and whatnot required and a some 20-30 songs.

So the question is, is it good?
I just want to game and do usual stuff such as web browsing, watching videos and doing homework.

If you can find a better SSD maybe in NCIX or in newegg, that would be great.

The specs of my build so far if it helps:

CPU: i5 3570K $226

Cooler: CM Hyper 212 Evo $21

Mobo: MSI Z77 G45 Micro ATX (I am in a really tight budget and I can't fit ATX mobos in my budget) $107

GPU: HIS IceQ X² H797QM3G2M Radeon HD 7970 $360

Case: Rosewill BLACKHAWK Gaming $90

PSU: Rosewill HIVE Series HIVE-650 650W Continuous @40°C, 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified, Modular Design, Single +12V Rail $80

RAM: ADATA XPG Gaming Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600

SSD: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB ? $160


Any help will be greatly appreciated. :)
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  1. The one you list that use the Asynchronous ONFi NAND, that is why it has lower price. http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/ssd-recommendation-benchmark,3269-6.html

    You can buy the 120/128GB SSD then should be fine for the 3 games +OS.

    Check out amazon Crucial m4 256GB for $160, I don't know the shipping to Canada.
    http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004W2JL2A/ref=asc_df_B004W2JL2A2326308?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&tag=nextagus0055307-20&linkCode=asn&creative=395093&creativeASIN=B004W2JL2A
  2. What is Asynchronous ONFi NAND? Can you please explain?
  3. also it uses a sandforce 2820 controller which is very good. Made in colorado, and Fantastic support. You can get answers from employees in minutes on the support forum, advanced rma and they speak english if you get them on the phone. i have 2 ssd's from mushkin and love them. They also make great ram.
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