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 92.95 2.75
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 92.44 2.60
SanDisk SDSSDP-128G-G25 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 49.99 2.56
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC480GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 189.99 2.53
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 104.99 2.44
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 220.99 2.32
Super Talent TeraNova FTM24N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 2 106.00 2.26
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 114.99 2.23
Super Talent TeraNova FTM48N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 2 222.00 2.16
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 119.72 2.14
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 114.39 2.10
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 229.99 2.09
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 115.00 2.09
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 62.00 2.06
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 116.62 2.06
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 122.24 1.96
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 128.99 1.86
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 129.99 1.85
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 71.99 1.78
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW180A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 5 104.99 1.71
Patriot Torqx 2 PT2256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 256 2 150.00 1.71
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F240GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 147.78 1.62
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 149.99 1.60
Transcend SSD320 TS128GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 87.99 1.45
OCZ Agility 4 AGT4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 185.04 1.38
PNY Prevail SSD9SC240GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 176.99 1.36
Patriot Pyro PP240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-1200 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 177.00 1.36
Transcend SSD720 TS128GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 94.52 1.35
Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 189.99 1.35
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 119.99 1.33
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F180GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 134.99 1.33
Kingston SSDNow V+ 100E SVP100ES2/256G SATA 3 Gb/s 128 256 3 193.02 1.33
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 195.99 1.31
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 5 99.99 1.28
Plextor PX-M3 Series PX-256M3S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 5 199.99 1.28
Patriot PS-100 PS256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3016-S3 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 256 3 200.00 1.28
OCZ Vertex Series OCZSSD2-1VTX250G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 250 2 199.95 1.25
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F240GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 199.00 1.21
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-128M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 3 107.88 1.19
Patriot Torqx PFZ256GS25SSDR Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 256 2 217.68 1.18
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-128G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 128 3 112.70 1.14
Corsair Legacy Series CMFSSD-128GBG1D SATA 3 Gb/s 128 149.00 0.86
Patriot Zephyr PZ128GS25SSDR JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 128 3 149.00 0.86
Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH160G2C1 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 160 3 199.99 0.80
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 202.97 0.79
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
A-DATA S596 Turbo AS596TB-128GM-C JMicron JMF616 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 128 3 170.00 0.75
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 179.95 0.71
Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH160G2K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 160 3 229.89 0.70
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BW160G301 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 229.99 0.70
Samsung 470 Series MZ-5PA128/US Samsung S3C29MAX SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 189.99 0.67
Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 192.80 0.66
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD2CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 199.00 0.64
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2BAA PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 249.00 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 2 281.83 0.45
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
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC128B/WW Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 314.90 0.41
A-DATA S596 AS596B-128GM-C JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s + Mini USB 128 128 3 328.07 0.39
Corsair Performance Pro Series CSSD-P128GBP-BK Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 333.71 0.38
Kingston SSDNow V Series SNV425-S2/128GB JMicron JMF618 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 372.44 0.34
Mushkin Enhanced Io MKNSSDIO128GB SATA 3 Gb/s 128 2 374.99 0.34
Super Talent MasterDrive OX FTM28GL25H SATA 3 Gb/s 128 1 380.65 0.34
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

2015-03-04 $192.80 +3.45
2015-03-03 $189.35 -60.64
2015-02-28 $249.99 +47.63
2015-02-26 $202.36 -47.63
2015-02-26 $249.99 +47.63
2015-02-25 $202.36 +5.79
2015-02-25 $196.57 +36.58
2015-02-06 $159.99 +24.69
2015-02-04 $135.30 -24.69
2015-02-02 $159.99 +32.22

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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