Average Bench: 54.1% (791st of 1011)

Based on 4,037 user benchmarks.  Models: M4-CT064M4SSD2, M4-CT064 M4SSD2, M4-CT064 M4-CT064M4SSD2, M4-CT064M4SSD3

Average average bench

The Crucial M4 64GB averaged 45.8% 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 23.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 62.6MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial M4 64GB is 23.8%. 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 90.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 106MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,037 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 443 499
96.2 Write 106 111
133 Mixed 153 168
46.3 SusWrite 90.9 108
43.2% 198 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.2 4K Read 23.8 28.8
32.2 4K Write 62.6 83.3
11.1 4K Mixed 14.6 17
88% 33.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.7 DQ Read 150 280
71.3 DQ Write 87.9 107
16 DQ Mixed 31.6 41.9
46.9% 89.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
59GB free
Firmware: 0009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 101 107 102 108 108 MB/s
Read 508
Write 107
Mixed 164
SusWrite 105
48% 221 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 85.1
4K Mixed 18.3
113% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 39.9
70% 143 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 105 110 105 107 100 MB/s
Read 466
Write 110
Mixed 152
SusWrite 106
46% 209 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 81.4
4K Mixed 14.8
104% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 87
DQ Mixed 29.3
43% 81.6 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 103 110 104 110 103 MB/s
Read 476
Write 109
Mixed 152
SusWrite 106
46% 211 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 80.3
4K Mixed 13.7
103% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 83
DQ Mixed 29.1
42% 80.1 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 040H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 107 113 108 113 108 MB/s
Read 457
Write 110
Mixed 156
SusWrite 110
46% 208 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 53
4K Mixed 14.1
80% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 88.4
DQ Mixed 30.1
44% 82 MB/s
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Typical M4 64GB Builds (Compare 3,317 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 31%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $737

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