Crucial M500

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About this Product


Three Year Limited Warranty
Capacity (Unformatted): 480GB
Interface: SATA 6Gb/s (SATA 3GB/s compatible)
Sustained Sequential Read up to (128k transfer): 500MB/s
Sustained Sequential Write up to (128k transfer): 400MB/s
Random Read up to (4k transfer): 80,000 IOPS
Random Write up to (4k transfer): 80,000 IOPS
Form Factor: 2.5-inch, m-SATA, and M.2
NAND: 20nm Micron MLC NND
Life Expectancy: 1.2 million hours mean time to failure (MTTF)
Endurance: 72TB total bytes written (TBW), equal to 40GB per day for 5 years
Operaating Temperature: 0°C to 70°C
Compliance: RoHS, CE, FCC, UL, BSMI, C-TICK, KCC RRL, W.E.E.E., TUV VCCI, IC
Firmware: Field upgradable firmware
Product Health Monitoring: Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology (SMART) commands

Official URL

http://www.crucial.com/store/partspecs.aspx?IMODULE=CT480M500SSD1

Reviews

Crucial M500 Reviews Rating: 89 out of 100 based on 4 ratings.

Meta Reviews

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Benchmark Reviews 9/10 Apr 09 '13
Cowcotland  --- Apr 09 '13
eTeknix.com  --- May 19 '13
HardwareCanucks  --- Jun 05 '13
Myce 4/5 Jun 10 '13
PureOverclock.com 4.5/5 Oct 08 '13
techPowerUp! 9.4/10 May 14 '13
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Crucial M500 Roundups and Shootouts

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Crucial M500 Review Tom's Hardware -- Aug 06 '13

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"The Crucial M500 solid state drive is fast - but not the fastest, and powerful - but not the most powerful. That doesn't mean it doesn't hold up well to the competition, most of which lacking the..."

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eTeknix.com on

"Bottom line, the dawn of the 1TB SSD is here and with a very well thought through choice of components including a new 128Gbit die that offers up cheaper cost per GB, the M500 is not only worth the..."

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HardwareCanucks on

"Fortunately, while there are faster drives available, there are few which are as well balanced as the M500 480GB. Unless blistering speed is your only priority, the its unique blend of..."

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Myce on

"The Crucial M500 gave an impressively solid performance, and the drive was able to maintain very high overall performance even when it was pushed for more than two hours of continuous read/writes."

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PureOverclock.com on

"If you need a very large capacity SSD and don't want to break the bank, then the Crucial M500 960GB is your best bet."

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