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    Default Crucial m4 256GB

    The Crucial m4 256GB SSD contains an updated Marvell controller that continues to use a SATA 6G interface, able to take advantage of the insane speeds offered by the new standard. And at 256GB capacity, this drive looks to be big and fast.



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    The SSD's are getting quite fast! Nice review jake.

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    Nice looking SSD from Crucial

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    Nice review Jake, but may i know what happened to page 6:

    "HDTune
    HDTune Pro offers a robust set of benchmark tests and there are minor variances with SSDs when using HDTune, so don�t treat these results as absolute and unchanging, but they do paint a good picture of what�s happening with the Crucial SSD"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Bully, you need glasses lol page six is there.
    I know page 6 is there but do you have anything wrong with the text? this is what mine is showing:

    don�t

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    we're working on it, thanks bully

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    We're in the process of doing server work so looks like something got borked there. Fixed!

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    Nice drive, still pretty pricey though good review Jake.

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    Default Re: Crucial m4 256GB

    there is a new fw out 0009 and it gives huge performance increases. here is a 128gb m4 the seq. writes are slower because its 128gb vs 256gb but everything else stomps the review drive. here are a couple of benches i did on my friends drive


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    This firmware fix is getting great reviews from owners of all sizes

    If you still have this drive Jake then I would re-bench it ...the improvements are huge
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    Default Re: Crucial m4 256GB

    I would really like to see what the 512gb drive will do. I believe it would be very close to overtaking the sandforce 240gb drive WITH synchronous nand. yep if i could have any drive i wanted it would be the m4 512gb I believe it to be the best drive out there cause i dont like the way sf drives handle incompressible data.
    edit: even the 128gb m4 is faster than any sandforce sata 3 drive see benches below
    Last edited by obamaliar; 27-08-2011 at 16:32.

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    so i guess it is the fastest out there now with the update?
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    Default Re: Crucial m4 256GB

    Quote Originally Posted by aryan51 View Post
    so i guess it is the fastest out there now with the update?
    yep it is sandforce cannot match look at these benches




    and this is only a 128gb drive a 512gb drive should score around 900 on as ssd

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