Average Bench: 55.1% (785th of 1011)

Based on 4,682 user benchmarks.  Models: M4-CT064M4SSD2, M4-CT064 M4SSD2, M4-CT064 M4-CT064M4SSD2, M4-CT064M4SSD3

Average average bench

The Crucial M4 64GB averaged 44.8% 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 24.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 65.4MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial M4 64GB is 21.4%. 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 92.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 106MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,682 samples)
Min Avg Max
348 Read 449 499
96.8 Write 106 111
135 Mixed 154 168
49.1 SusWrite 92.3 108
43.7% 200 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.7 4K Read 24.2 29.1
38.6 4K Write 65.4 84.1
12 4K Mixed 14.8 17.5
90.2% 34.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.3 DQ Read 149 282
76.3 DQ Write 89.5 107
16 DQ Mixed 31.5 41.9
47.1% 90.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
34GB free
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 96 102 102 102 102 MB/s
Read 458
Write 101
Mixed 156
SusWrite 97.4
44% 203 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 80.9
4K Mixed 13.8
104% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 99.4
DQ Mixed 27.3
62% 132 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 040H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 102 108 99 102 97 MB/s
Read 448
Write 105
Mixed 144
SusWrite 97.5
43% 199 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 84
4K Mixed 14.2
101% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 86.4
DQ Mixed 30.4
43% 80.3 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0309
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 80 87 77 85 64 MB/s
Read 435
Write 107
Mixed 154
SusWrite 79.8
42% 194 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 15
83% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 87.9
DQ Mixed 41.4
50% 88.6 MB/s
59GB free
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 91 96 97 97 97 MB/s
Read 432
Write 85.5
Mixed 128
SusWrite 95.9
40% 185 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 56.8
4K Mixed 12.3
80% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 80.1
DQ Mixed 27.2
41% 79.7 MB/s
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 040H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 74 72 68 64 51 MB/s
Read 430
Write 102
Mixed 157
SusWrite 66.9
41% 189 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 44.9
4K Mixed 13.6
73% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 82.3
DQ Mixed 27.7
42% 79.7 MB/s
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 000F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 72 54 75 51 67 MB/s
Read 388
Write 110
Mixed 155
SusWrite 65.8
39% 179 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 57.6
4K Mixed 14.4
85% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 27.6
DQ Write 74.7
DQ Mixed 16.3
22% 39.5 MB/s
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 000F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 76 77 77 69 72 MB/s
Read 378
Write 108
Mixed 156
SusWrite 76.1
39% 179 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 51.9
4K Mixed 14.3
79% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 27.5
DQ Write 83.5
DQ Mixed 16.3
24% 42.4 MB/s
52GB free
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 101 107 107 107 107 MB/s
Read 466
Write 105
Mixed 135
SusWrite 106
44% 203 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 7.6
4K Mixed 10.6
51% 13.4 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LK - $140

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