Crucial M225 CT256M225 (256 GB)

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Item 2683: Crucial 256GB CT256M225
BrandCrucial
FamilyM225
PartCT256M225
Size256 GB
Cache64 MB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed3 Gb/s
ControllerIndilinx Barefoot
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Warranty5 year
CT256M225 Reviews4 (avg: 4.5/5)
Disk Controller Interface Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 129.29 1.98
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 129.99 1.97
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 142.95 1.79
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 144.99 1.77
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-256M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 158.89 1.61
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 170.00 1.51
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 189.99 1.35
Patriot PS-100 PS256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3016-S3 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 256 3 216.67 1.18
Plextor PX-M3 Series PX-256M3S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 5 241.67 1.06
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 249.00 1.03
OCZ Agility 4 AGT4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 257.99 0.99
Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 279.95 0.91
Samsung 470 Series MZ-5PA256/US Samsung S3C29MAX SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 279.99 0.91
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 299.00 0.86
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC256B/WW Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 299.98 0.85
OCZ Octane OCT1-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 306.84 0.83
Crucial m4 CT256M4SSD1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 359.95 0.71
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC256D/AM Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 379.00 0.68
Crucial m4 CT256M4SSD1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 379.95 0.67
Kingston SSDNow V+100 SVP100S2/256G Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 422.70 0.61
Crucial m4 CT256M4SSD2CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 450.00 0.57
OCZ Vertex 4 VTX4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 469.99 0.54
A-DATA S599 AS599S-256GM-C SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 498.81 0.51
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC256N/AM Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 599.99 0.43
Cavalry Pelican Elite CASD0256P2 JMicron JMF602 SATA 256 1 671.68 0.38
Mushkin Enhanced Io MKNSSDIO256GB SATA 3 Gb/s 256 2 729.99 0.35
Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2B/256GB Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 950.01 0.27
Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2/256GB Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 974.01 0.26
Crucial M225 CT256M225 Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 256 5 0.00

Manufacturer's Specs

General
FlashMLC
Performance
Read250 MB/s
Write200 MB/s
Physical
Dimensions100.20 mm x 69.85 mm x 9.50 mm

External links

Crucial CT256M225 Reviews & Benchmarks

Tom's Hardware - Tom's Hardware's Summer Guide: 17 SSDs Rounded Up - Aug. 31, 2010
Tom's Hardware - Spring 2010 Solid State Drive Roundup, Part 1 - April 7, 2010
Register Hardware - Crucial CT256M225 256GB SSD - The best value solid-state drive yet? (90/100) - Oct. 5, 2009

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