2. The drive
The Crucial RealSSD 64GB SSD (CTFDDAC064MAG-1G1) is aggressively priced at ~ $150. The price is really good for everyone compared with other SSD of the market. On the other hand, the drive is backed by a 3-year limited warranty, which is lower than what other companies offer for their SSD (OCZ, PatriotMemory).
The device retails in a small and stylish package as you can see below. It's front size is simple enough and provides the basic information about the product. More information is available at the rear side of the box, where the the full specifications of the SSD are listed.
The SSD is placed into an anti- static bag. The package also includes manual with only basic information.
The Crucial RealSSD 64GB has the typical dimensions of a 2.5" drive and weights 90 grams.
The sticker on the bottom side of the SSD includes information about the product and its firmware revision (Ver.0002).
The SSD is compatible with SATA 6GB, 3GB and 1.5GB/s interfaces. The certified 355MB/sec is only achieved when the drive is connected to the 6GB port, which is only found in the latest motherboards or extra PCI-e slot cards: