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Crucial 480GB M500 SATA 6Gbps 2.5inch SSD

  • 2.5inch SATA-III
  • Sequential Read: 500 MB/s
  • Sequential Write: 400 MB/s
  • 3 Year Manufacturer Warranty

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Crucial 480GB M500 SATA 6Gbps 2.5inch SSD Product Description

Dramatically faster than a hard drive, the Crucial® M500 SSD isn't just a storage upgrade - it's a complete system transformation.

Transform your system's performance.
Dramatically faster than a hard drive, the Crucial® M500 SSD isn't just a storage upgrade - it's a complete system transformation. Designed to keep your system up to speed with today's multitasking demands that often require instant and simultaneous connections with friends, apps, websites, downloads, and playlists, the Crucial M500 delivers nearly instantaneous boot times, powerful data transfer speeds, increased multitasking capability, and rock-solid reliability - all at an affordable price. Available in capacities up to terabyte-class, the Crucial M500 has passed hundreds of SSD quality tests and over a thousand hours of prerelease validation testing. Don't settle for anything less.

Features
  • Transformative performance: dramatically faster than a hard drive
  • Nearly instantaneous boot times
  • Ample storage: available in capacities up to terabyte-class
  • Extensive quality and reliability testing built into every drive
  • Three-year limited manufacturer warranty
  • Compatible with PC and Mac® systems

Transform your system's performance.
New interfaces and multitasking demands require more from your system than perhaps ever before. From connecting instantly with friends and accessing apps, websites, and playlists online, to simultaneously streaming videos and downloading files, your computer is faced with an entirely new set of performance expectations that a hard drive struggles to meet. That's where the Crucial® M500 SSD comes in. With speeds dramatically faster than a hard drive, the Crucial M500 SSD isn't just a storage upgrade - it's a complete system transformation. From its nearly instantaneous boot times, powerful data transfer speeds, increased multitasking capability, and rock-solid reliability, the Crucial M500 delivers dramatic performance gains - all at an affordable price.

Ample storage capacity with plenty of choice.
Available in capacities up to terabyte-class, the Crucial M500 SSD provides plenty of storage for your ever-growing collection of photos, videos, music, and important documents. Based on your storage needs, choose between a 120GB, 240GB, 480GB, or 960GB† drive and access your programs and files almost as soon as you click on them. If you prefer to store your data on an external backup drive, in the cloud, or on your home network, opt for a smaller capacity. Or if you'd rather have everything in one place, choose one of our larger sizes. Whichever capacity you choose, our selection ensures that you're able to find a drive that's the right combination of storage, performance, and price.

Consistently fast speeds. No exceptions.
No matter what kind of files you're working with on a Crucial SSD, you'll experience high speeds with no drop in performance across different file types. Unlike other SSDs on the market, Crucial SSDs treat all files the same, regardless of whether they're compressed or uncompressed. While many SSDs on the market achieve faster speeds by using file compression, many of the most common file types can't be compressed, resulting in SSDs that often deliver slower speeds than advertised. This is important because the files most people use every day - videos, mp3s, advanced graphic files and zip files - are compressed files and thus unable to be compressed any further. With a Crucial SSD, the specs we advertise are the same specs you'll see in the real world.


Crucial SSDs. Performance you can trust.
As a brand of Micron, one of the largest NAND manufacturers in the world, Crucial SSDs are designed and developed in-house. This means four things: hundreds of SSD qualification tests, over a thousand hours of prerelease validation testing, 1.5 billion dollars invested in R&D, and more than 30 years of industry expertise. With our multi-billion dollar commitment to NAND development, our record of patent and process innovation, and our award-winning customer support team, we're dedicated to quality.  For you, that means your SSD has been designed with cutting-edge technology and it's been rigorously tested and approved. Don't settle for anything less.


Specification
  • Capacity: 480GB
  • Sequential Read: 500 MB/s
  • Sequential Write: 400 MB/s
  • 4KB Random Read: 80,000 IOPS
  • Memory Type: Micron MLC NAND Flash memory
  • Controller: Marvell 88SS9187 with Micron Custom Firmware
  • Form Factor: 2.5"
  • Height: 7mm (with 9.5mm adapter)
  • Interface: SATA 6Gbps (SATA III)
  • MTBF: 1.2 million hours
  • Endurance: 72TB Total Bytes Written (TBW), equal to 40GB per day for 5 years
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 70°C
  • Compliance: CE, FCC, BSMI, C-Tick, VCCI, Kcc, RoHS, China RoHS, WEEE, TUV, UL, SATA-IO, I

Crucial 480GB M500 SATA 6Gbps 2.5inch SSD Product Reviews

Technical Specifications

General

Interface SATA 6Gb/s
Device Type Solid state drive - internal
Capacity 480 GB
NAND Flash Memory Type 20nm multi-level cell (MLC)
Form Factor 2.5" x 1/8H
Features S.M.A.R.T.
Height 7 mm

Expansion & Connectivity

Interfaces 1 x SATA 6 Gb/s - 22 pin Serial ATA
Compatible Bays 1 x internal - 2.5" x 1/8H

Performance

Drive Transfer Rate 600 MBps (external)
Internal Data Rate 500 MBps (read) / 400 MBps (write)
4KB Random Read 80000 IOPS
4KB Random Write 80000 IOPS

Reliability

MTBF 1,200,000 hours

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories 2.5mm mounting spacer
Compatible with Windows 7 "Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft�s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.
Compliant Standards UL, TUV, VCCI, C-Tick, BSMI, RRL, IC, FCC, RoHS, KCC, WEEE

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support 3 years warranty
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 3 years

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 �C
Max Operating Temperature 70 �C

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