Reviews and Problems with Crucial RealSSD C300 (64GB, 128GB, 256GB)
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Crucial RealSSD C300 128GB SSD Review (11)
23 January 2013
Conclusion: Let us summarise the most important positive and negative points below: The Crucial RealSSD C300 128GB SSD has the fastest reading speeds from a single drive we have ever tested here on MyCE.com 4K random IOP performance is phenomenal and small file threaded performance is excellent.
Pros: Silky smooth operation as a system drive and completely stable., Outstanding reading performance., Outstanding 4K random I/O performance, SATA 6Gbps support, Excellent multitasking potential., TRIM support under Windows 7 (SATA 3Gbps), Lightning fast access times., Completely silent operation., F...
Cons: Apparently no TRIM support in SATA 6Gbps mode.
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Summary: Crucial's RealSSD C300 shows impressive real-life performance in both SATA-II and SATA 6 Gb/s mode. When running on a SATA-II controller it is able to surpass most of the Sandforce based drives, in 6 Gb/s mode it even manages to be the fastest SSD we tested so far.
Pros: Great price/performance ratio, SATA 6 Gb/s support, Excellent real-life performance, Supports TRIM, Rugged metal case
Cons: Can not max out SATA 6 Gb/s interface, Relatively low [synthetic] write speeds
Summary: We were certainly excited when Crucial announced the 64GB version of its C300. We believe an SSD is the best upgrade you can spend on a modern PC; you’ll certainly notice the improvement in performance more than most CPU or memory upgrades.
Pros: - Superlative read speed, - Native 6Gb/s interface, - Well-optimised TRIM, - Extremely good value
Summary: The occasionally lackluster write performance numbers might lead you to believe that this drive is underperforming, and in the strictest sense, that is true. In practice, however, a SSD used as a boot drive is being read from far more often than it’s being written to.
Crucial 128GB C300 RealSSD SATA 6Gb/s Solid State Drive
OverClock Intelligence Agency
23 June 2010
Summary: Judging by the performance numbers SSD manufacturers have been getting from some of their latest drives, the SATA 6Gb/s standard could not have come soon enough. With most drives topping out at an interface-limited ~270MB/s, the Crucial C300 RealSSD with its Marvell 6Gb/s controller blows away the...
Crucial RealSSD C300 256GB SATA 6Gbps Solid State Drive Review
21 June 2010
Summary: Final Thoughts
If your system has SATA 6G capabilities and you are looking into solid state drives then the C300 is the definite choice. We received the highest scores on all tests with this drive! It is really impressive and shows you how powerful solid state technology is coming along.
Pros: – The fastest solid state drive we have tested!, – A SATA 6G drive, – A cutting edge enthusiast product, – TRIM and Sanitary Erase support