Crucial SSD RealSSD C300 256GB MLC SATA600
Fastest read speeds ever; decent write speeds.
The fastest solid state drive we have tested!, A SATA 6G drive, A cutting edge enthusiast product, TRIM and Sanitary Erase support.
This SSD features a blazing fast SATA III 6Gb/s interface.
Native TRIM Garbage Collection, Sanitary Erase, and SMART, Good enthusiast-level operational I/O performance, Lightweight compact storage solution, Resistant to extreme shock impact, 128 or 256GB of SSD storage capacity, 5-Year Crucial limited product ...
Random writes can't touch SandForce drives; writespeed slowdowns after use.
Low sequential write speeds.
Expensive enthusiastlevel product, Lacks integrated USB MiniB data connection
By Computeractive on February 16, 2011
A superb upgrade, but too expensive to recommend for now...60
By Legion Hardware on October 04, 2010
If it is performance you want then the Crucial RealSSD C300 series is not going to disappoint, as it has demonstrated blistering fast transfer rates and excellent real world performance. Never before have we seen a single 2.5” drive deliver the...-
By Pureoverclock on August 09, 2010
The single biggest bottleneck in modern systems is indeed the traditional plattered hard drive, and using an SSD in your system will make such a difference that you'll want to cry if faced with having to use an HDD afterwards. No exaggeration, the...-
By StorageReview on July 30, 2010
The Crucial RealSSD C300 relies heavily on its fast SATA 6.0Gbps interface. Without the fast data-rate the SSD has a hard time keeping up with other competing drives. In most of our real-world traces the difference between the two interfaces...-
By TechwareLabs on July 28, 2010
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...-
By Maximum PC on July 26, 2010
A new land-speed record—for sequential reads It’s about damn time. 6Gb/s SATA is old news now. It’s been half a year since we saw the first 6Gb/s SATA–enabled hard drive, and it was a frickin’ mechanical drive. Talk about...80
By HardwareLogic on July 23, 2010
Wow. Maxing out a Gen2 Serial ATA controller? Granted, the drive is very expensive (retail is hitting $600-700, Newegg Link, Amazon Link). If money is no option and speed is everything, this is the drive for you. Crucial has done something very...-
By Kitguru.net on July 22, 2010
Performance enthusiasts with deeper pockets will already be online ordering a few of these for a Raid 0 configuration. Yes, we envy you. If you’re feeling the need for C300 speed, YOYOTech was holding stock here when KitGuru went to press.Discuss...90
By Bit-tech.net on July 07, 2010
Put simply, the Crucial RealSSD C300 256GB is a monster of an SSD. It's the first SATA 6Gbps drive that delivered the kinds of superb speed that the new bus is capable of, with staggeringly fast performance right across the board, regardless of file...90
By PC Advisor on July 07, 2010
Even without a modern SATA 6Gbps bus-equipped PC, the Crucial RealSSD C300 would be our first choice for a performance SSD at this capacity. Not only does it take on the attention-grabbing sequential read-write tests with dashing aplomb, it also...90