Average Bench: 54.5% (822nd of 1040)

Based on 5,457 user benchmarks.  Models: M4-CT064M4SSD2, M4-CT064 M4SSD2, M4-CT064 M4-CT064M4SSD2, M4-CT064M4SSD3

Average average bench

The Crucial M4 64GB averaged 45.5% 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 63.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial M4 64GB is 25.8%. 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 91.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 105MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,457 samples)
Min Avg Max
335 Read 444 502
97.2 Write 105 111
135 Mixed 153 169
48 SusWrite 91.7 109
43.3% 198 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.5 4K Read 23.7 28.8
26.8 4K Write 63.5 83.6
10.3 4K Mixed 14.8 17.8
88.5% 34 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27 DQ Read 153 281
69.7 DQ Write 87.9 107
15.9 DQ Mixed 33.6 72.6
48.3% 91.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
14GB free
Firmware: 010G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 107 112 112 86 65 MB/s
Read 503
Write 109
Mixed 159
SusWrite 99.5
47% 218 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 79.8
4K Mixed 15.8
103% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 29.6
64% 135 MB/s
58GB free
Firmware: 0309
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 105 109 104 109 104 MB/s
Read 459
Write 110
Mixed 150
SusWrite 107
45% 206 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 16.6
91% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 88.9
DQ Mixed 41.5
51% 90.8 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0309
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 86 75 76 72 70 MB/s
Read 410
Write 110
Mixed 161
SusWrite 76.2
41% 189 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 18
106% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 29.7
DQ Write 83.4
DQ Mixed 19
25% 44 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,008,005 SSDs tested.

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AmazonUS $9219 months
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Typical M4 64GB Builds (Compare 7,079 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $457

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