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m4

Crucial’s m4 SSD is a SATA III interface compatible device that can easily reach a maximum sequential read speed of 500 MB/s and sequential write speed of up to 260 MB/s. This NAND MLC flash type SSD is powered by a Marvell 88SS9174-BLD2 controller which similar to Corsair’s Performance Pro SSD. The maximum IOPS (512 […]

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Crucial V4

Crucial took a different route with the V4 SSD as this SATA 2 drive is driven by Phison’s PS3105-S5 controller.  In retrospect, the M4 – a SATA III drive and the predecessor of the V4 – is running on Marvell 88SS9174-BLD2.  The V4 is supposed to target consumers who are looking for a cheaper SSD […]

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M500

The M500 is a SATA III solid state drive from Crucial. It is available in four capacities namely 120 GB, 240 GB, 480 GB and 960 GB each having a limited three year warranty. The M500 can reach a maximum sequential read speed of 500 MB/s and a maximum sequential write speed of 400 MB/s. […]

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