Crucial m4 (128GB) Hard Drives Review

28 Sep

Crucial m4 (128GB)

Crucial m4 A 128GB solid-state drive (SSD) measuring just 2.5 inches and packing a SATA 3 connection, the Crucial m4 ($224.99 list) offers over 400MB/s read speeds. The drive packs more like a write speed over 150MB/s, low power consumption and more.

Crucial m4 Design and Features
The m4 comes in a mute gray casing with a simple blue label on its face. The drive measures 3.95 inches wide, 2.75 inches deep and just 0.37 inches thin. And the SATA connection in this drive transmits data at 6GB/s.

This and several other factors help the m4 reach 415MB/s read speeds exactly, and an exact write speed of 175MB/s. This SSD can also handle 40,000 IOPS, or input/output operations per second, while reading and 35,000 IOPS while writing.

Crucial m4 Specifications

System Type

Crucial m4 Storage Capacity (as Tested)

128 GB
Rotation Speed


In addition to RAID support, the m4 also features S.M.A.R.T. support, a feature that allows the drive to anticipate, analyze and report errors to the user. And on top of having an access time of less than a tenth of a millisecond, this SSD consumes just .15W of power when running.

Crucial m4

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Posted by on September 28, 2011 in Uncategorized


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