Friday, January 6th 2012

Crucial Debuts the Ultra-Slim (7 mm) Crucial m4 Solid State Drive

Crucial, a leading global brand of memory and storage upgrades, today introduced a 7 mm version of the award-winning Crucial m4 SSD to meet the need for thinner storage devices. With the same performance delivered by the standard 9.5 mm Crucial m4 SSD, the new ultra-slim 7 mm version supports the latest thin and light form factor laptop models, such as the Lenovo ThinkPad T420G, Acer Aspire 6920G, and new Intel-inspired Ultrabook devices.

The 7 mm Crucial m4 SSD is available in 64 GB, 128 GB, 256 GB, and 512 GB capacities. The 512 GB capacity offering is one of the highest-capacity storage drives - magnetic or solid state - available in the market today for laptops with a 7 mm tall drive bay.

The new, thinner version of the Crucial m4 SSD improves boot-up and application load times to enhance computing efficiency. Ideal for client computing, 7 mm Crucial m4 SSDs also provide benefits for notebooks, desktops, workstations, and industrial applications, such as low power consumption, lightweight construction, and resistance to shock and vibration. The 7 mm Crucial m4 SSD leverages the industry-leading memory, design, and manufacturing capability of Micron Technology, and is built to the exacting standards demanded by leading OEM computer manufacturers worldwide.

"The demand for thinner, lighter, and lower-cost laptops continues to grow, and many users are demanding reliable storage solutions that offer high performance in these increasingly smaller form factors," said Robert Wheadon, worldwide senior product manager, Crucial. "The 7 mm Crucial m4 SSD provides exceptional performance in a super-thin form factor, is extensively tested in-house, and is the newest offering in our award-winning SSD portfolio."

The new 7 mm Crucial m4 SSD includes a three-year limited warranty, and is currently offered on at US$118.99 for 64 GB; US$209.99 for 128 GB; US$410.99 for 256 GB; and US$794.99 for the 512 GB solution.
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7 Comments on Crucial Debuts the Ultra-Slim (7 mm) Crucial m4 Solid State Drive

Sweet! Now if you could stack 2 on top of each other so you can hold even more.
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Hope they wait and ship these with the 5200 hour bug fix.
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I'm the only one
Nice, "is that a Crucial m4 512GB 7mm SSD in your pocket or are you just pleased to see me" :p
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Ferrum Master
5k hours.... damn garbage collection hangs up... feels unpleasant... but at least it is a good feeling knowing that you are one of the first pioneers to aknowledge it...

Despite that, I had not had any problems with my M4. Very stable thing despite the experience with some sandforces... they are like racing cars... fast but fragile and capricious...
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Makes me wonder why even ship it with the shim to begin with.
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LAN_deRf_HA said:
Makes me wonder why even ship it with the shim to begin with.
Money. You can buy this thing for a little extra but it'll be thinner. So in a sense you pay more for less.
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