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 80.99 2.96
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 92.95 2.75
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 94.99 2.70
Patriot Torqx 2 PT2256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 256 2 99.00 2.59
SanDisk SDSSDP-128G-G25 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 51.97 2.46
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC480GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 197.99 2.42
Super Talent TeraNova FTM24N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 2 100.00 2.40
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 213.99 2.39
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 109.99 2.33
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 56.99 2.25
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 109.95 2.18
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 109.99 2.18
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 110.60 2.17
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 124.01 2.06
Patriot Pyro PP240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-1200 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 119.08 2.02
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-128M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 3 68.98 1.86
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 142.71 1.68
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 142.99 1.68
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 144.95 1.66
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 87.99 1.45
Patriot Zephyr PZ128GS25SSDR JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 128 3 91.73 1.40
Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 187.77 1.36
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F240GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 176.99 1.36
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F240GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 179.00 1.34
PNY Prevail SSD9SC240GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 182.87 1.31
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-256M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 199.99 1.28
Corsair Neutron Series CSSD-N240GB3-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 199.65 1.20
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F180GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 152.99 1.18
Transcend SSD720 TS128GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 110.52 1.16
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-128G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 128 3 112.70 1.14
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 159.99 1.00
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW180A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 5 192.47 0.94
Plextor PX-M5P Series PX-128M5P Marvell 88SS9187 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 5 141.00 0.91
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F180GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 198.97 0.90
Intel 330 Series SSDSC2CT180A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 199.99 0.90
Transcend SSD320 TS128GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 142.36 0.90
Corsair Legacy Series CMFSSD-128GBG1D SATA 3 Gb/s 128 149.00 0.86
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 149.95 0.85
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 195.00 0.82
Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH160G2C1 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 160 3 199.99 0.80
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BW160G301 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 201.85 0.79
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 164.00 0.78
Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 179.77 0.71
Samsung 470 Series MZ-5PA128/US Samsung S3C29MAX SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 189.99 0.67
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2BAA PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 199.55 0.64
A-DATA S596 Turbo AS596TB-128GM-C JMicron JMF616 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 128 3 251.84 0.51
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2CCA PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 268.59 0.48
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
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD2CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 316.59 0.40
Corsair Extreme Series CMFSSD-128D1 Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 128 2 333.82 0.38
A-DATA S596 AS596B-128GM-C JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s + Mini USB 128 128 3 337.08 0.38
Mushkin Enhanced Io MKNSSDIO128GB SATA 3 Gb/s 128 2 374.99 0.34
Super Talent MasterDrive OX FTM28GL25H SATA 3 Gb/s 128 1 395.99 0.32
Patriot Torqx M28 Series PTX128GS25SSDR SATA 3 Gb/s 128 128 10 402.60 0.32
Kingston SSDNow V Series SNV425-S2/128GB JMicron JMF618 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 451.07 0.28

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-06-29 $179.77 -13.03
2015-05-22 $192.80 -57.19
2015-05-22 $249.99 +57.19
2015-05-17 $192.80 +6.00
2015-04-26 $186.80 -6.00
2015-04-08 $192.80 +6.00
2015-04-07 $186.80 +26.81
2015-04-07 $159.99 -26.81
2015-03-25 $186.80 -63.19
2015-03-24 $249.99 +62.52

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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