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 3 124.29 2.06
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 139.99 1.83
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 142.95 1.79
Patriot Torqx 2 PT2256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 256 2 150.00 1.71
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 150.84 1.70
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-256M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 159.95 1.60
OCZ Agility 4 AGT4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 185.00 1.38
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 204.99 1.25
Patriot PS-100 PS256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3016-S3 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 256 3 216.67 1.18
OCZ Octane OCT1-25SAT2-256G Indilinx Everest SATA 3 Gb/s 512 256 3 262.99 0.97
Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 279.95 0.91
OCZ Octane OCT1-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 287.54 0.89
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2BAA PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 289.95 0.88
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 296.99 0.86
Plextor PX-M3 Series PX-256M3S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 5 319.99 0.80
Crucial m4 CT256M4SSD2CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 324.95 0.79
Crucial m4 CT256M4SSD1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 379.95 0.67
Crucial m4 CT256M4SSD2BAA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 379.95 0.67
Samsung 470 Series MZ-5PA256/US Samsung S3C29MAX SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 379.99 0.67
OCZ Vertex 4 VTX4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 392.55 0.65
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC256N/AM Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 399.98 0.64
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC256B/WW Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 399.98 0.64
Kingston SSDNow V+100 SVP100S2/256G Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 422.70 0.61
Transcend SSD720 TS256GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 438.95 0.58
A-DATA S599 AS599S-256GM-C SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 456.69 0.56
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC256D/AM Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 489.99 0.52
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 499.99 0.51
Kingston SSDNow V200 Series SV200S3/256G SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 599.95 0.43
Cavalry Pelican Elite CASD0256P2 JMicron JMF602 SATA 256 1 673.99 0.38
Mushkin Enhanced Io MKNSSDIO256GB SATA 3 Gb/s 256 2 729.99 0.35
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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