Crucial M4 SSD 128GB – Benchmark

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In this test, we will have a look at the performance of the Crucial M4 128 GB SSD. This SSD takes a different approach as the previously tested SSDs. Find it out here.

Introduction

This Solid State Drive Crucial M4 have only 128 GB of storage capacity (find it here). It is not very big but because of this fact it is not very expensive to and good for people who wants to save some money. The built-in SATA III controller allow the SSD a reading speed up to 500MB / s. Reason enough for the Supportnet team to have a look at it.

The Crucial M4 128GB is a small 2.5-inch drive that weighs only 75 grams. Other specs of the Crucial are similar to the specs of other SSD’s.

Test method for the Crucial M4

To give you a clue of the SSD-power we did our test with different kind of tools.
A list of all tools which we use for our tests can be find here on our site.

The result

AS SSD Benchmark – Artificial Test

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Crystal Disk Mark – Artificial Test

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AS SSD Benchmark – Artificial Test

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Atto Disk Benchmark – write – read test

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Atto Disk Benchmark – write – read test with multi access

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The Conclusion

After the tests we can say, that the reading speed, which Crucial mentioned, was correct. The SSD have got a reading speed of 500 MB / s. Also, the write rate is 200 MB / s in order. All in all this SSD delivers quite competitive benchmarks and also exceptional values. Finally, the street price of this flash drive is located in the lower middle, which is significantly cheaper than many other models.
Crucial does not offer an innovation with this pice of hardware. The one who is going to buy this SSD is buying it, because of the moderate price and high performance. Thus, the Crucial M4 128GB has been for long time the undisputed number 1 of our AS SSD total score ranking.

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