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Crucial m4 SSD with Higher Capacities and Faster Performance Now Available

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Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today announced the immediate availability of Crucial m4 solid-state drives in capacities ranging from 64GB to 512GB. Designed for both business customers and general consumers, the Crucial m4 SSD product line incorporates Micron's industry-leading 25-nanometer (nm) NAND flash technology in a 2.5" form factor. Like its Crucial RealSSD C300 predecessor, the Crucial m4 also supports the SATA 6Gb/s interface, opening up the data path between the host processor and the SSD, and resulting in improved overall system responsiveness, including faster boot times and application loads.

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Bootiful, just bootiful, the bernard matthews seal of approval.
 
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Just FYI, according to the PDF specs, all four capacities carry the 415MB/s read speed, only the 256GB and 512GB carry the write speed of 260MB/s. Write speed on the 64GB is 95MB/s and the 128GB is 175MB/s. Guess they didn't want to mention that in that PR?
they did mention it, but very hidden and scarcely:
Supports SATA 6Gb/s interface, and achieves read speeds up to 415MB/second and write speeds up to 260MB/s.
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that way too expensive still!
 

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Pales in comparison to the new OCZ Vertex 3.

I would like to see a review of these drives compared, 120gb and 240gb versions.
 
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Pales in comparison to the new OCZ Vertex 3.

I would like to see a review of these drives compared, 120gb and 240gb versions.
I agree. I forsee OCZ making quite a bit on those Vertex 3's and will probably be a shortage due to demand because of the speeds they carry AND the price. I thought 25nm manufacturing process was supposed to decrease the price of new generation SSDs? I guess not with a few select brands....not just talking about Intel here.
But doesn't OCZ have overprovisioning on those Vertex 3's? So your talking about around another 10GB lost depending on the size you want to get :(