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Crucial m4 mSATA 256GB Solid State Drive Review - Benchmarks - HD Tune Pro

Crucial's m4 is one of the best-selling SSDs in the world thanks to its high performance and low price. Can Crucial hit the same high sales numbers with the new m4 mSATA SSD?

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Aug 6, 2012 5:32 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%      Manufacturer: Crucial

HD Tune Pro

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 4.00

Developer Homepage: http://www.efdsoftware.com

Product Homepage: http://www.hdtune.com

 

HD Tune is a Hard Disk utility which has the following functions:

 

Benchmark: measures the performance

Info: shows detailed information

Health: checks the health status by using SMART

Error Scan: scans the surface for errors

Temperature display

 

HD Tune Pro gives us accurate read, write and access time results and for the last couple of years has been gaining popularity amongst reviewers. It is now considered a must have application for storage device testing.

 

 

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The sequential read performance across the drive in HD Tune Pro gave us an average speed of 382MB/s and a minimum speed of 279MB/s.

 

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The average sequential write speed across the drive was 256MB/s and the minimum was 198MB/s. HD Tune Pro uses compressible data, later on well look at sequential performance with incompressible data.

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