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Crucial M225

Crucial M225
alaAverage 4.5

10 reviews

Jan, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Crucial M225. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

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Expert review by : Benjamin Sun (

Crucial M225 2.5” 256GB Solid-State Drive Review


As you can see the SSD drive from Crucial has high performance, easily outpacing every regular HDD I've tested including Western Digital's Velociraptor drive which is the fastest HDD on the market today. In comparison to the Samsung 256GB SSD drive...

Dec, 2009

Expert review by : Mathew Miranda (

Crucial M225 128GB SSD


Featuring the popular Indilinx Barefoot controller, the M225 SSD we have today boasts 128GB capacity, 64MB cache, 250MB/s read speed, and 190MB/s write speed. And at $330, this drive has a lot to prove. Read on as HardwareLogic puts Crucial's latest...

The M225 proved to be another speed demon in our performance suite. It flexed its muscles in our HD Tune, HD Tach, and PCMark Vantage benchmarks where it established itself as one of the fastest SSDs we've ever tested. Furthermore, the silver casing...

Sep, 2009


Expert review by : Jake Mete (pureoverclock)

Crucial M225 128GB SSD


Can the performance match the gorgeous aesthetics?

We know that Crucial has arrived a bit late to the Indlilinx SSD party, but we also know from experience that Crucial also has historically made sure they release a product that is top notch, and won't cut corners to rush something to market that's...

Sep, 2009

Expert review by : garfi3ld (

Crucial 128GB M225 SSD


In the hard drive market there are just a few big names. With the introduction and growth of the SSD market it has opened up the market for anyone who wants to try their hand. Intel and OCZ have dominated the SSD market but that hasn't stopped others...

Of course numbers are just that, numbers. With a fresh install of Windows 7 running on the M225 I was extremely impressed with the improvements over the other hard drives. Programs that normally require long load times like PhotoShop didn't take any...

Aug, 2009

Golden Tachometer Award

Expert review by : Olin Coles (

Crucial M225 128GB SATA-II SSD CT128M225


Until 2009, Solid State Drive (SSD) popularity was only growing in the elite enthusiast circles. Then along comes the Indilinx Barefoot chip, which quickly became the backbone SSD controller for over a dozen different products. Crucial, being The...

Impressive 246 MBps read and 217 write bandwidth with EVEREST ; 64MB Cache buffer overcomes 'stuttering' data problem ; Extremely low 0.10 ms random access time ; Lightweight compact storage solution ; Resistant to extreme shock impact ; Up to 256 GB...

Metal case is heavier and less durable than plastic ; Lacks integrated USB 2.0 Mini-B data connection ; Expensive enthusiast-level product ; No public firmware updates available

Benchmark Reviews begins each conclusion with a short summary for each of the areas we rate. The first is product presentation, which takes packaging into consideration to the extent that it provides adequate packing material and delivers important...

Aug, 2009

Expert review by : Steven Walton (

Crucial M225 128GB


Today we are checking out Crucial's newly released M225 Solid-State Drive series and comparing them with the industry's leading MLC based SSDs. To date Crucial has been sleeping on SSD technology, and the M225 will be their first real attempt at making...

Grid game fps falling suddenly..

Aug, 2003

Product Specifications

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. 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. The Crucial brand of memory has long been synonymous with reliability and high-performance. Micron Technology's expertise in NAND process technology enables Micron Technology to optimize the performance and durability of Crucial solid-state drives. Crucial M225 series employs a standard hard drive interface and dimensions, so it is an easy storage upgrade for most notebooks.

Dimensions & Weight



Manufacturer:Micron Technology
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Crucial

Service & Support

Type:5 years warranty


Type:Solid state drive

Storage Controller

Type: None

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Buffer Size:64MB
Form Factor:2.5 x 1/8H / 2.5" x 1/8H/2.5" x 1/8H / 2.5 x 1/8H
Form Factor (metric):6.4 cm x 1/8H
Form Factor (Short):2.5 / 2.5"/2.5"
Form Factor (Short) (metric):6.4 cm
Hard Drive Type:Internal hard drive
Interface:Serial ATA-300