Crucial 64GB M4 SSD

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  • 2.5" SATA-III
  • Read 500MB/s Write 95MB/s
  • Random 4K Read/Write 40K/20K IOPS
  • 3 Year Manufacturer Warranty

Product Description

Crucial 64GB M4 SSD

The best pound for pound performance upgrade you can do for any PC or Laptop and "The best just got better"
Continuing the tradition of award-winning solid-state drives, the Crucial M4 offers mobile and desktop users scorching-fast read and write speeds, groundbreaking SATA SSD computing, and unparalleled performance.
Latest and greatest.
Designed for client computing, the Crucial M4 SSD delivers faster boot and application load times for mobile and desktop users alike. Low power, lightweight, and durable, it empowers high-speed synchronous MLC NAND, advanced controller technology, optimized NAND management, and the second-generation SATA 6Gb/s interface. Together, that technology dramatically improves data transfers for bandwidth-demanding applications.
  • Performance - Improve boot up and application load times
  • Reliability - Withstand extreme shock and vibration
  • Compatibility - SATA-III 6Gb/s, backward compatible to SATA-II 3Gb/s
  • Quality - Crucial is a trusted name in DRAM and SSD products
  • Three Year Limited Warranty
Guaranteed Compatible.
Crucial M4 series employ a standard hard drive interface and dimensions, so it is an easy storage upgrade for most notebooks. We guarantee compatibility.

  • Capacity    64GB
  • NAND    Micron® MLC
  • Controller    Integrated 8-channel single chip
  • Firmware    Field Upgradeable
  • RAID Support    Yes
  • Interface    SATA
  • Transfer Rate    6Gb/sec (compatible 3Gb/sec)
  • 2.5-inch SSD Power Supply    5 V
  • Certifications    FCC, CE, RoHS, UL
  • Command Set    ATA-8 ACS2 command set compliant
  • Monitoring    Self-monitoring, analysis, and reporting technology (SMART) command set
Q: Solid-State Drives: How do they differ from hard drives?
A: Crucial SSD (Solid-State Drive) technology delivers the benefits of flash technology in a completely different way.
More reliable, faster, and more durable than traditional magnetic hard drives, our SSDs are a forward-thinking solution for mobile users-users can't afford to lose or corrupt the data stored on their notebooks. Likewise, SSDs are a great alternative for the PC enthusiast who is always looking for the very best in system performance.
Q: Why an SSD?
A: Put simply, SSDs are flash-based drives that offer greater reliability and faster performance than traditional magnetic hard drives. SSDs (Solid-State Drives) are data storage devices that utilize non-volatile NAND flash memory for computing applications that traditionally rely upon a mechanical hard disk drive. In other words, data is not lost when the power is turned off. Crucial SSDs are designed as industry-standard drop-in replacements (via a SATA connection) for hard drives. Consisting of just NAND, a controller, connectors, and a PCB, the SSD has no moving parts, creating greater stability by eliminating the mechanical delays and failures associated with a conventional magnetic hard disk drive.
Q: What are the advantages of an SSD?
Superior reliability - The continuous motion generated by multiple moving parts creates heat, which is a leading factor in hard drive failure.
In fact, hard drives are one of the notebook components most likely to fail. Because an SSD does not have moving parts, heat dissipation and noise are reduced or eliminated, resulting in a very rugged and reliable offering compared to a mechanical hard drive. SSDs also have extreme shock and vibration tolerance, and their operating temperature ranges meet or exceed that of standard hard drives.
Instant-load performance - Without the moving mechanical parts that cause latency issues, SSDs are not impeded by spin-up, seek time, or rotational latency. This equates to faster boot times, faster application loading, and greater overall system responsiveness.
Quiet acoustics - With no spinning parts, SSDs provide for silent operation, similar to a standard USB flash drive rather-than the constant, noisy humming of a mechanical hard drive.
Q: What Operating Systems (OS) are supported?
A: SSDs are not dependent on an OS. Crucial SSDs will run on any system supporting a standard SATA interface.
Q: What is the endurance of the drives?
A: • 64GB up to 36TB (36TB = 20GB per day for 5 years)
Q: What does all this mean to the average consumer?
A: In general, this new portfolio of SSDs will enhance the overall user experience for flash-based notebooks boot-up time, application loading, file loading, image browsing, etc. will all be faster; battery life will be improved
and the complete system will be more reliable.

  • Average Access Time    < .1 ms
  • Sequential Read (up to)    415 MB/sec (SATA 6Gb/s)
  • Sequential Write (up to)    95 MB/sec (SATA 6Gb/s)
  • Random 4k READ    40,000 IOPS
  • Random 4k WRITE    20,000 IOPS
  • PCMark® Vantage    55K HDD test score
  • (L x W x H)    100.5 x 69.85 x 9.50 mm
  • 2.5-inch SSD weight    75g
  • Active Average Power    150 mW
  • Idle Average Power    <65 mW
  • Operating Temperature    0°C to 70°C
  • Non-Operating Temperature    -40°C to 85°C
  • Shock Resistance    1500G / 1.0ms
  • Vibration Resistance    2-500Hz at 3.1G
  • MTBF2    1.2 Million Hours
  • Data Reliability    Built-in EDC/ECC
  • Drive Endurance    36TB=20GB per day for 5 years
  • Warranty    Limited 3 Year Warranty

Technical Specification

Crucial 64GB M4 SSD


Interface SATA 6Gb/s
Device Type Solid state drive - internal
Capacity 64 GB
NAND Flash Memory Type Multi-level cell (MLC)
Form Factor 2.5" x 1/8H
Features S.M.A.R.T.
Width 70 mm
Depth 101 mm
Height 9.5 mm
Weight 75 g

Expansion & Connectivity

Interfaces 1 x SATA 6 Gb/s - 7 pin Serial ATA
Compatible Bays 1 x 2.5" x 1/8H - internal
Compatible Bay 2.5" x 1/8H

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 3 years
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 3 years


Internal Data Rate 500 MBps (read) / 95 MBps (write)
4KB Random Read 45000 IOPS
4KB Random Write 20000 IOPS


MTBF 1,200,000 hours


Compliant Standards UL, FCC, RoHS

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 70 °C
Shock Tolerance 1500 g @ 1ms (operating) / 1500 g @ 1ms (non-operating)

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