Average Bench: 53.9% (776th of 1000)

Based on 4,144 user benchmarks.  Models: M4-CT064M4SSD2, M4-CT064 M4SSD2, M4-CT064 M4-CT064M4SSD2, M4-CT064M4SSD3

Average average bench

The Crucial M4 64GB averaged 46.1% 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 23.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 62.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial M4 64GB is 21.6%. 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 87.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 105MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,144 samples)
Min Avg Max
339 Read 440 499
91.8 Write 105 111
135 Mixed 152 167
46.8 SusWrite 87.8 108
42.8% 197 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 23.7 29
31.1 4K Write 62.5 84.1
12.3 4K Mixed 14.9 17.3
88.1% 33.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.4 DQ Read 150 283
72.7 DQ Write 88.3 108
16 DQ Mixed 31.8 42.3
47.1% 89.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 80 82 68 80 67 MB/s
Read 486
Write 108
Mixed 156
SusWrite 76
45% 207 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 84.2
4K Mixed 17
111% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 79.2
DQ Mixed 28.5
41% 77.6 MB/s
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 48 48 41 35 35 MB/s
Read 498
Write 102
Mixed 151
SusWrite 43.9
43% 199 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 15.6
106% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 76.6
DQ Mixed 29
41% 77.7 MB/s
52GB free
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 103 107 109 109 109 MB/s
Read 452
Write 107
Mixed 154
SusWrite 107
45% 205 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 54.6
4K Mixed 13
78% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 29.5
64% 136 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 97 105 101 107 101 MB/s
Read 448
Write 95.9
Mixed 145
SusWrite 102
43% 198 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 71.6
4K Mixed 12.8
91% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 84.5
DQ Mixed 29.7
43% 80.9 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 040H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 96 106 93 95 94 MB/s
Read 463
Write 98.1
Mixed 146
SusWrite 97.2
44% 201 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 52.4
4K Mixed 14.2
82% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 86.9
DQ Mixed 29.7
43% 81.8 MB/s
46GB free
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 103 108 109 108 108 MB/s
Read 450
Write 107
Mixed 160
SusWrite 107
45% 206 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 53.6
4K Mixed 13.1
77% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 86.2
DQ Mixed 29.3
43% 81.2 MB/s
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