Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD1 (128 GB)

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Item 7702: Crucial m4 128GB CT128M4SSD1
BrandCrucial
Familym4
PartCT128M4SSD1
Size128 GB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
ControllerMarvell 88SS9174
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Warranty3 years limited

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/$)
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 69.99 1.83
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
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 89.69 1.43
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
Transcend SSD720 TS128GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 102.54 1.25
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-128G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 128 3 112.70 1.14
Kingston SSDNow V200 Series SV200S37A/128G SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 129.95 0.98
Patriot Zephyr PZ128GS25SSDR JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 128 3 149.00 0.86
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 164.00 0.78
Super Talent UltraDrive ME FTM28GX25H Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 128 2 171.51 0.75
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
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 219.95 0.58
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 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 3 304.14 0.42
Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2B/128GB Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 308.69 0.41
Kingston SSDNow V200 Series SV200S3D7/128G SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 318.71 0.40
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 3 422.86 0.30
Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2/128GB Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 486.01 0.26
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 0.00

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
Physical
Height7mm

External links

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