Average Bench: 55.3% (771st of 1003)

Based on 4,507 user benchmarks.  Models: M4-CT064M4SSD2, M4-CT064 M4SSD2, M4-CT064 M4-CT064M4SSD2, M4-CT064M4SSD3

Average average bench

The Crucial M4 64GB averaged 44.7% 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 66MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial M4 64GB is 21.5%. 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 91.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 108MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,507 samples)
Min Avg Max
348 Read 451 501
98.5 Write 108 111
139 Mixed 155 168
48.1 SusWrite 91.2 108
43.9% 201 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 24.2 29.5
40.4 4K Write 66 84.7
11.8 4K Mixed 14.9 17.5
90.7% 35 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.5 DQ Read 149 283
73.1 DQ Write 89.6 107
16.3 DQ Mixed 31.5 42.1
47.1% 90.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
31GB free
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 107 102 107 102 108 MB/s
Read 490
Write 106
Mixed 164
SusWrite 106
47% 216 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 16.6
109% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 85.6
DQ Mixed 29.8
43% 81 MB/s
40GB free
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 98 103 98 103 98 MB/s
Read 494
Write 103
Mixed 158
SusWrite 101
46% 214 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 73.9
4K Mixed 15.2
101% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 83.2
DQ Mixed 28.7
43% 81.2 MB/s
40GB free
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 98 104 98 103 98 MB/s
Read 492
Write 103
Mixed 140
SusWrite 101
45% 209 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 72.6
4K Mixed 15.4
100% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 82.3
DQ Mixed 27.8
42% 79.9 MB/s
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Typical M4 64GB Builds (Compare 6,210 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 58%
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Desktop 59%
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Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LK - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $826

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