Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD2CCA (128 GB)

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Item 6460: Crucial m4 128GB CT128M4SSD2CCA
BrandCrucial
Familym4
PartCT128M4SSD2CCA
Size128 GB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
ControllerMarvell 88SS9174
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Warranty3 year
CT128M4SSD2CCA Reviews2

Award-winning quality. Award-winning performance. The award-winning Crucial m4 SSD delivers powerful performance gains for SATA 6Gb/s systems. Designed to empower your system, the Crucial m4 SSD offers faster application load times, faster boot times, and increased durability compared to a traditional hard drive. The results speak for themselves: blazing-fast sequential read speeds of up to 500 MB/s -- for any file type.

Cutting-edge technology. Quality component testing. Built with advanced controller technology, Micron proprietary firmware and high-speed synchronous MLC NAND, the Crucial m4 SSD is engineered to deliver consistent, blazing-fast SSD performance. From the extensive research and development that led to its ultimate design, to the hours of testing and validation spent on each NAND component, to rigorous compatibility testing in the Crucial Performance Labs to ensure component functionality, the Crucial m4 SSD is built to last. (crucial.com)

Features

  • Integrated 8-channel single chip Controller
  • Self-monitoring, analysis, and reporting technology (SMART) command set
  • RAID Support
  • Average Access Time < 0.1 ms
  • Data Reliability: Built-in EDC/ECC
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
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 104.75 2.29
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 109.98 2.18
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR480GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 219.99 2.18
Super Talent TeraNova FTM48N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 2 229.00 2.10
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC480GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 229.99 2.09
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 124.99 2.05
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 126.96 2.02
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 254.99 2.01
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 119.99 2.00
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 119.99 2.00
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 128.34 1.99
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC240GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 124.99 1.92
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 127.64 1.88
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 69.99 1.83
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR480GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 267.95 1.79
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 137.98 1.74
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-256M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 149.95 1.71
SanDisk SDSSDP-128G-G25 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 77.29 1.66
Transcend SSD320 TS128GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 79.20 1.62
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE240G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 149.99 1.60
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 159.99 1.50
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 89.69 1.43
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F360GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 360 3 259.99 1.38
PNY Prevail SSD9SC240GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 174.65 1.37
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F240GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 179.00 1.34
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F240GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 179.95 1.33
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 195.99 1.31
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-128M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 3 99.98 1.28
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-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 3 102.54 1.25
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
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-128G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 128 3 112.70 1.14
Super Talent TeraNova FTM24N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 2 220.00 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 3 236.80 1.01
Patriot Pyro PP240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-1200 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 239.99 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
Kingston HyperX SH100S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 248.34 0.97
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 252.98 0.95
Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 277.70 0.92
Samsung 470 Series MZ-5PA256/US Samsung S3C29MAX SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 279.99 0.91
OCZ Agility 4 AGT4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 281.64 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 CT256V4SSD2CCA PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 289.95 0.88
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2BAA PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 289.95 0.88
A-DATA S599 AS599S-256GM-C SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 290.51 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
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW180A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 5 217.28 0.83
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 198.25 0.81
Corsair Force Series CSSD-F240GB2-BRKT SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 299.14 0.80
Kingston SSDNow V200 Series SV200S3D7/128G SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 159.83 0.80
OCZ Vertex 3 V3LT-25SAT3-240G.oem SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 299.90 0.80
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
Super Talent UltraDrive ME FTM28GX25H Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 128 2 174.46 0.73
A-DATA S596 Turbo AS596TB-128GM-C JMicron JMF616 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 128 3 179.99 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
Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH160G2C1 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 160 3 279.99 0.57
Samsung 470 Series MZ-5PA128/US Samsung S3C29MAX SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 229.99 0.56
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 m4 CT128M4SSD1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 259.63 0.49
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 2 278.02 0.46
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD2BAA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 289.95 0.44
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
Kingston SSDNow V Series SNV425-S2BN/128GB JMicron JMF618 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 320.14 0.40
Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2B/128GB Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 324.91 0.39
A-DATA S596 AS596B-128GM-C JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s + Mini USB 128 128 3 327.33 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
Corsair Performance Pro Series CSSD-P128GBP-BK Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 382.63 0.33
Super Talent MasterDrive OX FTM28GL25H SATA 3 Gb/s 128 1 388.62 0.33
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 3 425.51 0.30
Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2/128GB Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 486.01 0.26

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-08-18 $316.59 -23.41
2014-08-14 $340.00 +23.41
2014-08-14 $316.59 -23.41
2014-08-03 $340.00 -5.71
2014-07-25 $345.71 +29.12
2014-05-15 $249.95 +50.00
2014-03-19 $199.95 +5.00
2014-03-18 $316.59 +181.27
2014-02-08 $135.32 -0.84
2014-02-08 $136.16 -0.34

Manufacturer's Specs

General
IncludesData Transfer Kit (CD & USB Cable)
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

External links

Crucial CT128M4SSD2CCA Reviews & Benchmarks

Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: November 2011 - Nov. 23, 2011
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: October 2011 - Oct. 14, 2011

Other Crucial m4 Reviews & Benchmarks

TechSpot - Crucial m4 mSATA 256GB SSD Review - Sept. 19, 2012
TweakTown - Crucial m4 mSATA 256GB Solid State Drive Review - Aug. 6, 2012
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: June 2012 - June 28, 2012
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: May 2012 - May 29, 2012
hardCOREware - Crucial m4 256 GB SSD Review - May 8, 2012
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: April 2012 - April 26, 2012
ThinkComputers - Crucial M4 256GB Solid State Drive Review - April 22, 2012
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: February 2012 - Feb. 28, 2012
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: January 2012 - Jan. 24, 2012
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: December 2011 - Dec. 29, 2011
Bjorn3D - Crucial RealSSD C400 256GB - Dec. 21, 2011
Guru3D - Crucial M4 128GB SSD review - Dec. 21, 2011
Hot Hardware - Corsair Force GT 240GB & Crucial M4 SSD Update - Nov. 11, 2011
eTeknix - Crucial RealSSD M4 128GB Solid State Drive Review - Nov. 7, 2011
AnandTech - The Crucial m4 SSD Update: Faster with FW0009 - Aug. 31, 2011
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: August 2011 - Aug. 26, 2011
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: July 2011 - July 18, 2011
PureOverclock - Crucial m4 256GB - July 14, 2011
Hot Hardware - SATA III SSD Round-Up: OCZ, Corsair, Patriot, Crucial - July 12, 2011
TweakTown - Crucial m4 128GB SATA 6G Solid State Drive Review - June 27, 2011
HEXUS - Crucial 128GB m4 SSD review - June 7, 2011
KitGuru - Crucial M4 256GB SSD Review (C400) - June 6, 2011
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: May 2011 - May 31, 2011
Benchmark Reviews - Marvell 88SS9174-BLD2 SSD Processor - May 16, 2011
Register Hardware - Crucial M4 256GB SATA 3 SSD - May 12, 2011
Benchmark Reviews - Crucial m4 Solid State Drive Tests - April 20, 2011
Register Hardware - Seven SSD sizzlers - April 7, 2011
Hardware Heaven - Crucial m4 256GB SSD Review - March 28, 2011

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