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/$)
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 99.61 2.41
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 109.95 2.33
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR480GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 213.95 2.24
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC480GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 215.99 2.22
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR480GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 218.95 2.19
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 109.99 2.18
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 109.99 2.18
Super Talent TeraNova FTM24N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 2 110.00 2.18
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 119.99 2.13
Super Talent TeraNova FTM48N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 2 229.00 2.10
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC240GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 114.99 2.09
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 114.99 2.09
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 124.99 2.05
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 254.29 2.01
SanDisk SDSSDP-128G-G25 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 65.35 1.96
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 131.77 1.94
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC256D/AM Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 135.00 1.90
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 259.00 1.85
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 129.98 1.85
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE240G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 129.99 1.85
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 69.99 1.83
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-256M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 142.95 1.79
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 76.99 1.66
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 144.95 1.66
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 289.99 1.66
PNY Prevail SSD9SC480GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 5 300.80 1.60
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F240GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 154.99 1.55
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC480GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 5 313.47 1.53
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 157.99 1.52
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F360GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 360 3 239.99 1.50
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 321.88 1.49
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F480GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 334.99 1.43
PNY Prevail SSD9SC240GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 173.05 1.39
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F180GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 129.99 1.38
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 195.99 1.31
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
Transcend SSD720 TS128GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 101.48 1.26
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-128M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 3 105.85 1.21
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 135.00 1.19
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 5 219.99 1.16
Patriot Pyro PP240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-1200 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 209.39 1.15
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-128G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 128 3 112.70 1.14
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 300 3 269.00 1.12
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 148.25 1.08
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-360G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 360 3 349.99 1.03
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 249.00 1.03
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 238.93 1.00
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 242.60 0.99
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 244.30 0.98
A-DATA S511 AS511S3-240GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 250.13 0.96
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 252.98 0.95
A-DATA S599 AS599S-256GM-C SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 275.77 0.93
Samsung 470 Series MZ-5PA256/US Samsung S3C29MAX SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 279.99 0.91
OCZ Octane OCT1-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 287.54 0.89
Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 287.75 0.89
Corsair Force Series CSSD-F240GB2-BRKT SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 272.60 0.88
Patriot Zephyr PZ128GS25SSDR JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 128 3 149.00 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
SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-240G-G25 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 294.39 0.82
OCZ Vertex 3 V3LT-25SAT3-240G.oem SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 299.85 0.80
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F180GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 230.65 0.78
Super Talent UltraDrive ME FTM28GX25H Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 128 2 164.29 0.78
OCZ Agility 4 AGT4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 332.12 0.77
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
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 324.70 0.74
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX2 SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 330.13 0.73
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW180A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 5 249.89 0.72
A-DATA S596 Turbo AS596TB-128GM-C JMicron JMF616 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 128 3 179.99 0.71
Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH160G2C1 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 160 3 229.99 0.70
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
Transcend TS192GSSD25S-M SATA 3 Gb/s 192 328.57 0.58
Intel DC S3700 Series SSDSC2BA200G301 SATA 6 Gb/s 200 349.99 0.57
Samsung 470 Series MZ-5PA128/US Samsung S3C29MAX SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 229.99 0.56
Intel 330 Series SSDSC2CT180A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 329.89 0.55
Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH160G2K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 160 3 299.99 0.53
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 246.59 0.52
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2BAA PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 249.00 0.51
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD2CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 249.95 0.51
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 250.77 0.51
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 2 279.69 0.46
Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 293.59 0.44
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 3 331.19 0.39
Mushkin Enhanced Io MKNSSDIO128GB SATA 3 Gb/s 128 2 374.99 0.34
Super Talent MasterDrive OX FTM28GL25H SATA 3 Gb/s 128 1 381.91 0.34
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 390.73 0.33
Corsair Performance Pro Series CSSD-P128GBP-BK Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 399.43 0.32
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 399.99 0.32
Patriot Torqx M28 Series PTX128GS25SSDR SATA 3 Gb/s 128 128 10 402.60 0.32
Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2B/128GB Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 422.54 0.30
Kingston SSDNow V Series SNV425-S2/128GB JMicron JMF618 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 427.37 0.30
Kingston SSDNow V Series SNV425-S2BN/128GB JMicron JMF618 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 458.14 0.28
Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2/128GB Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 486.01 0.26

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-10-21 $293.59 +106.85
2014-10-14 $186.74 -0.01
2014-10-11 $186.75 -106.84
2014-09-30 $293.59 +143.64
2014-09-24 $149.95 -143.64
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

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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