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Crucial starts selling m4 SSDs

updated 07:40 am EDT, Wed April 27, 2011

SATA 6GB/sec interface, 2.5-in. form factor

Lexar Media announced that its Crucial brand m4 solid-state drives are now available worldwide. The high performance SSDs come in 64GB, 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB capacities. The drives use Micron's 25-nanometer NAND flash technology and a serial ATA six gigabit-per-second interface. They feature read speed of up to 415MB per second and write speed up to 260MB per second. The drives have a 2.5-inch form factor.

The Crucial m4 SSDs are backed by a three year warranty. Prices are $130 for the 64GB model, $250 for the 128GB drive, $500 for the 256GB SSD, and $1,000 for the 512GB unit. [via CNET]

by MacNN Staff



  1. Arne_Saknussemm

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Single most dramatic improvement...

    to boot time speedup and application launch time reduction. Setup several in RAID 0 for data storage and the computer screams!

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