Crucial CT1000MX500SSD1 MX500 Series 1TB SSD Review

Crucial MX500 Series 1TB SSD Review

Built with Dynamic Write Acceleration Technology

This Crucial CT1000MX500SSD1 MX500 Series 1TB Solid State Drive is the next generation SATA SSD, engineered from Dynamic Write Acceleration Technology. Crucial MX500 brings major hardware changes to what has been a slowly evolving product line stretching back to the first 6Gbps SATA SSD. For securing sensitive data, AES-256 encryption and Opal 2.0 are available. Additionally, included along with the drive is Acronis True Image software, which provides an easy-to-use backup solution.

This solid-state drive fits in the system’s 2.5″ drive bay and comes with a 7 to 9.5mm spacer for compatibility with bigger bays. Crucial has equipped the MX500 SSD with a SATA Interface, Silicon Motion SM2258 controller, and Micron 3D TLC NAND Flash technology to deliver up to 560 MB/s sequential reads and 510 MB/s sequential writes.

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Join more and more people who are keeping their family videos, travel photos, music, and important documents on an SSD, and get the near-instant performance and lasting reliability that comes with solid state storage.

Upgrade with the Crucial MX500 SSD, a drive built on quality, speed, and security that’s all backed by helpful service and support. Even if you’ve never installed an SSD, don’t fear – our step-by-step guide walks you through the process to make installation easy. It’s worth it.

CT1000MX500SSD1 Technical Specifications:

Manufacturer Crucial
Part Number CT1000MX500SSD1
Product Type     Internal Solid State Drive       
Form Factor 2.5-inch
Storage Capacity 1 TB
Memory Technology Triple Level Cell (TLC)
Data Transfer Speed 560 Mb per second
Random Read IOPS 95000
Random Write IOPS 90000
MTBF 1800000 Hour(s)
Drive Interface Type SATA 6.0 Gbps

CT1000MX500SSD1 Key Features:

  • TRIM Support
  • Device Sleep Supports
  • 256-Bit AES Encryption
  • TCG Opal Encryption 2.0
  • Active Garbage Collection
  • Error Correction Code (ECC)
  • Dynamic Write Acceleration
  • Adaptive Thermal Protection
  • Integrated Power Loss Immunity
  • Multistep Data Integrity Algorithm
  • Redundant Array of Independent NAND (RAIN)
  • Self-Monitoring and Reporting Technology (SMART)

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