updated 04:30 pm EDT, Tue July 17, 2012
Crucial offers mSATA versions of its m4 SSDs
Crucial has updated its 7mm thick m4 SSD range meant for Ultrabooks with the m4 mSATA barebones card for even tighter spaces. The drives retain the maximum 500MBps read speeds and 260MBps sequential write speeds of the thicker disks, but can sit right by the mainboard.
The m4 mSATA SSD is an eighth of the size of the traditional m4 SSD, according to its maker. Available capacities include 32-, 64-, 128-, and 256GB, with prices ranging from $53 to $226. The regular m4 is offered in another, larger, 512GB capacity, however.