Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 (128 GB)

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Item 6425: Crucial M4 128GB CT128M4SSD2
BrandCrucial
FamilyM4
PartCT128M4SSD2
Size128 GB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
ControllerMarvell 88SS9174
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Warranty3 year
CT128M4SSD2 Reviews14 (avg: 4.5/5)
Disk Controller Interface Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 109.95 2.33
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR480GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 207.95 2.31
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 109.89 2.18
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 109.98 2.18
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 109.99 2.18
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 119.99 2.13
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC480GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 226.99 2.11
Super Talent TeraNova FTM48N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 2 235.00 2.04
Super Talent TeraNova FTM24N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 2 118.00 2.03
SanDisk SDSSDP-128G-G25 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 62.99 2.03
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 119.99 2.00
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 264.63 1.93
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 133.15 1.92
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC240GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 124.99 1.92
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 134.29 1.91
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE240G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 129.99 1.85
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 129.99 1.85
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 69.99 1.83
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 76.99 1.66
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 144.99 1.66
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-256M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 155.61 1.65
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-128M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 3 77.98 1.64
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F480GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 299.99 1.60
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 305.99 1.57
Transcend SSD320 TS128GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 81.96 1.56
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 309.99 1.55
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 170.00 1.51
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 159.99 1.50
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 321.88 1.49
PNY Prevail SSD9SC240GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 174.65 1.37
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 189.99 1.35
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F360GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 360 3 269.99 1.33
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F240GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 184.99 1.30
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 5 99.99 1.28
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F240GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 187.99 1.28
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F180GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 142.75 1.26
Transcend SSD720 TS128GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 103.28 1.24
Kingston HyperX SH100S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 199.99 1.20
Patriot PS-100 PS256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3016-S3 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 256 3 216.67 1.18
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 136.07 1.18
OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 209.56 1.15
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-128G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 128 3 112.70 1.14
Plextor PX-M3 Series PX-256M3S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 5 234.99 1.09
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 229.73 1.04
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 249.00 1.03
A-DATA S511 AS511S3-240GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 236.96 1.01
OCZ Agility 4 AGT4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 267.50 0.96
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 251.95 0.95
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 252.98 0.95
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 261.60 0.92
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
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 300 3 329.89 0.91
Plextor PX-M5P Series PX-256M5P Marvell 88SS9187 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 5 283.71 0.90
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
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2CCA PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 289.95 0.88
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC128B/WW Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 148.60 0.86
OCZ Vertex 4 VTX4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 297.55 0.86
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 299.00 0.86
Patriot Torqx 2 PT2256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 256 2 299.95 0.85
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC256N/AM Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 299.98 0.85
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC256B/WW Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 299.98 0.85
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 192.35 0.83
Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH160G2C1 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 160 3 199.00 0.80
OCZ Vertex 3 V3LT-25SAT3-240G.oem SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 299.90 0.80
Patriot Pyro PP240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-1200 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 303.89 0.79
Crucial m4 CT256M4SSD2CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 324.95 0.79
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW180A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 5 229.99 0.78
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 164.00 0.78
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F180GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 230.65 0.78
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW180A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 5 235.00 0.77
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-180G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 239.00 0.75
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX2 SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 329.77 0.73
A-DATA S596 Turbo AS596TB-128GM-C JMicron JMF616 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 128 3 179.99 0.71
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 340.04 0.71
Plextor PX-M5P Series PX-128M5P Marvell 88SS9187 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 5 196.83 0.65
Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH160G2R5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 160 3 249.99 0.64
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BW160G301 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 249.99 0.64
Patriot Zephyr PZ128GS25SSDR JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 128 3 217.94 0.59
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 246.59 0.52
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD2CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 249.95 0.51
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2BAA PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 254.59 0.50
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2CCA PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 268.59 0.48
Corsair Extreme Series CMFSSD-128D1 Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 128 2 277.16 0.46
Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 293.59 0.44
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 299.00 0.43
Kingston SSDNow V+ 100E SVP100ES2/128G SATA 3 Gb/s 128 128 3 299.99 0.43
A-DATA S596 AS596B-128GM-C JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s + Mini USB 128 128 3 327.28 0.39
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC128N/AM Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 349.95 0.37
Mushkin Enhanced Io MKNSSDIO128GB SATA 3 Gb/s 128 2 374.99 0.34
Super Talent MasterDrive OX FTM28GL25H SATA 3 Gb/s 128 1 388.23 0.33
Patriot Torqx M28 Series PTX128GS25SSDR SATA 3 Gb/s 128 128 10 402.60 0.32
Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2/128GB Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 486.01 0.26
Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2B/128GB Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 506.81 0.25

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-08-19 $293.59 +133.60
2014-06-25 $159.99 +0.84
2014-06-25 $159.15 +0.85
2014-06-25 $158.30 -1.69
2014-06-25 $159.99 +1.69
2014-06-24 $158.30 -0.69
2014-06-24 $158.99 +1.09
2014-06-24 $157.90 -1.09
2014-06-23 $158.99 +1.00
2014-06-23 $157.99 -2.00

Manufacturer's Specs

Performance
Sequential Readup to 415 MB/s
Sequential Writeup to 175 MB/s
Random 4K Read40,000 IOPS
Random 4K Write35,000 IOPS
Power
Active150 mW
Idle< 85 mW
Reliability
Drive Endurance72TB = 40GB per day for 5 years

Crucial CT128M4SSD2 Reviews & Benchmarks

Guru3D - Crucial M4 128GB SSD review Top Pick - Dec. 21, 2011
eTeknix - Crucial RealSSD M4 128GB Solid State Drive Review Bang for Buck Award - Nov. 7, 2011
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: August 2011 - Aug. 26, 2011
Tom's Hardware - Crucial's m4 SSD Tested At 64, 128, 256, And 512 GB - Aug. 3, 2011
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: July 2011 - July 18, 2011
TweakTown - Crucial m4 128GB SATA 6G Solid State Drive Review (91/100) Must Have / Best Value Award - June 27, 2011
HEXUS - Crucial 128GB m4 SSD review (4.5/5) Recommended - June 7, 2011
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: May 2011 - May 31, 2011

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