Crucial M225 64GB 2.5″ SSD

Published: January 7, 2010
Author: Amber Lupala
Editor: Amber Lupala
Provider: Crucial

Specifications and Features

Today we are taking a look at a SSD drive from Crucial. We are going to test this drive out in both in normal daily usage and also in some benchmarks to really see what type of performance we can expect from it.

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Technical Specifications
Series Name Crucial M225 Solid-State Drive
Capacity 64GB Crucial M225 Solid-State Drive
Internal Cache 64MB DRAM
Performance 200MB/s READ, 150MB/s WRITE
NAND Flash Components Multi-Level Cell (MLC) NAND Flash Memory
Interface Serial ATA 3.0Gb/s (SATA)
Form Factor 2.5″ (100.20 mm x 69.85 mm x 9.50 mm)


A Better Alternative.
Crucial’s M225 series solid-state drive is a better alternative to a traditional hard drive in notebook PCs. No moving parts provide for a quieter, cooler, and more durable storage solution designed for the demands of mobility.

Improves Performance.
Solid-State technology brings a new level of performance and reliability to netbook and notebook storage. With read speeds up to 250MB/s the Crucial M225 series can improve boot and application load times.

Memory Experts.
The Crucial brand of memory has long been synonymous with reliability and high-performance. Our expertise in NAND process technology enables us to optimize the performance and durability of Crucial™ solid-state drives.

Guaranteed Compatible.
Crucial M225 series employ a standard hard drive interface and dimensions, so it is an easy storage upgrade for most notebooks.

The Product:

Crucial M225 64GB 2.5" SSD Crucial M225 64GB 2.5" SSD
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The drive came packed in this small box with a blue and white color scheme. On the back you can read the same specifications that I listed earlier on the page.

Crucial M225 64GB 2.5" SSD Crucial M225 64GB 2.5" SSD
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Inside the box I found the drive and a small paper with warranty info. The drive itself has an aluminum case with a big sticker on top that describes what drive it is. This drive has the Indlinx controller.

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