Average Bench: 53.6% (853rd of 1058)

Based on 5,951 user benchmarks.  Models: M4-CT064M4SSD2, M4-CT064 M4SSD2, M4-CT064 M4-CT064M4SSD2, M4-CT064M4SSD3

Average average bench

The Crucial M4 64GB averaged 46.4% 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 23.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 62.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial M4 64GB is 24.9%. 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 92.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 104MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,951 samples)
Min Avg Max
301 Read 432 500
92.3 Write 104 110
131 Mixed 152 168
48.3 SusWrite 92.1 108
42.6% 195 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 4K Read 23.3 28.7
19.4 4K Write 62.5 82.6
9.7 4K Mixed 14.4 17.5
86.9% 33.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
51.9 DQ Read 154 284
76.2 DQ Write 89.1 107
17.4 DQ Mixed 36.7 82.3
50% 93.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 104 100 105 99 104 MB/s
Read 388
Write 104
Mixed 149
SusWrite 102
41% 186 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 17.2
102% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 98.7
DQ Mixed 84.4
77% 119 MB/s
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 75 82 79 79 75 MB/s
Read 470
Write 104
Mixed 159
SusWrite 76.8
44% 203 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 14.7
94% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 78.5
DQ Mixed 27.7
41% 78.2 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 94 100 89 97 84 MB/s
Read 462
Write 112
Mixed 169
SusWrite 95.2
46% 210 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 53.8
4K Mixed 14.2
81% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 88
DQ Mixed 30.2
44% 82.3 MB/s
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 010G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 87 81 76 64 61 MB/s
Read 429
Write 107
Mixed 152
SusWrite 76.8
42% 191 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 70.3
4K Mixed 10.4
81% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 87.4
DQ Mixed 30.5
44% 82.2 MB/s
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 79 91 79 80 85 MB/s
Read 332
Write 95.8
Mixed 135
SusWrite 85.4
36% 162 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 57.2
4K Mixed 12.3
77% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 94
DQ Mixed 80
74% 117 MB/s
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 94 99 92 81 77 MB/s
Read 288
Write 101
Mixed 144
SusWrite 90.6
34% 156 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 55.8
4K Mixed 12.5
73% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 94.5
DQ Mixed 83.2
76% 118 MB/s
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Typical M4 64GB Builds (Compare 335 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 8%
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
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System: Fujitsu CELSIUS W530

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $315

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