Crucial RealSSD C300 128 GB SATA 6 Gb/s

Crucial RealSSD C300 128 GB SATA 6 Gb/s

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Introduction



Crucial is a division of Micron who are one of the biggest flash chip manufacturers on the planet. Their RealSSD C300 is a welcome change from all the Sandforce based drives that are currently on the market. Compared to these drives, the C300 has a major unique selling point: SATA 6 Gb/s support (some people might call it SATA III, but the correct name is SATA 6 Gb/s). This review has two major questions to answer: How does the Marvell 88SS9174-BJP2 SSD controller compare to the Sandforce 1222 and how well does SATA 6 Gb/s support work and is it worth the added cost for motherboard/controller card.

Specifications

Specifications
Brand:Crucial
Model:RealSSD C300 128 GB
CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1
Controller:Marvell 88SS9174-BJP2
Flash Type:Micron MLC
Form Factor2.5"
Capacity128 GB (119.24 GB usable)
Interface:SATA 6 Gb/s
Firmware:0002
TRIM supported:Yes
NCQ supported:Yes
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