Average Bench: 54.6% (843rd of 1058)

Based on 7,511 user benchmarks.  Models: M4-CT064M4SSD2, M4-CT064 M4SSD2, M4-CT064 M4-CT064M4SSD2, M4-CT064M4SSD3

Average average bench

The Crucial M4 64GB averaged 45.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 63.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial M4 64GB is 23.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial M4 64GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 91.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 105MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,511 samples)
Min Avg Max
328 Read 445 502
93.8 Write 105 111
130 Mixed 153 169
48.8 SusWrite 91.6 109
43.4% 199 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 23.8 28.7
33.3 4K Write 63.5 83.1
10.4 4K Mixed 14.6 17.6
88.4% 34 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.2 DQ Read 159 283
77.3 DQ Write 90.4 107
17.8 DQ Mixed 35.5 82.1
50.3% 95 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0309
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 89 93 75 96 71 MB/s
Read 450
Write 108
Mixed 163
SusWrite 84.7
44% 201 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 71.4
4K Mixed 15.8
97% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 88.4
DQ Mixed 41
50% 88.6 MB/s
6GB free
Firmware: 000F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 80 2.1 2.1 0.9 4.4 MB/s
Read 475
Write 108
Mixed 150
SusWrite 29.9
41% 191 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 15.1
93% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 88.4
DQ Mixed 30.1
44% 84.7 MB/s
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 93 99 54 57 74 MB/s
Read 341
Write 92.4
Mixed 144
SusWrite 79.8
36% 164 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 13
74% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 94.3
DQ Mixed 82.5
76% 118 MB/s
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 74 58 64 68 42 MB/s
Read 296
Write 100
Mixed 146
SusWrite 65.6
33% 152 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 57.7
4K Mixed 13
75% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 78.9
DQ Mixed 57.9
61% 104 MB/s
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Typical M4 64GB Builds (Compare 441 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Fujitsu CELSIUS W530

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $313

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