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Crucial Technology

Crucial Technology M500 960GB SATA 6Gb/s 2.5" Internal Solid State Drive, 500MB/s Sustained Sequential Read, 400MB/s Sustained Sequential Write

SKU: CT960M500SD1 MFR: CT960M500SSD1
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About the Crucial Technology M500

The Crucial M500 960GB SATA 6Gb/s 2.5" Internal Solid State Drive features 960GB of storage for saving everything from HD movies, to videos, photos, music and more. With solid state drive technology you benefit from enhanced read speeds of up to 500MB/s as well as write speeds in excess of 400MB/s. This 2.5" drive fits a variety of needs such as adding additional storage for notebook computers. Once installed the 1.2 million hours MTBF ensures piece of mind that the drive will work when you need it most.

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Crucial Technology M500 Features

  • Micron Quality: This solid state drive undergoes hundreds of SSD qualification tests and over a thousand hours of prerelease validation testing
  • Adaptive Thermal Protection: Greater thermal management enables the Crucial M500 to work with the host computer to dynamically adjust power consumption based on usage demands, which helps address the cooling challenges of ultra-small, thermally constrained systems
  • Hardware Data Encryption: The Crucial M500 SSD offers enhanced hardware based encryption, enabling improved data security

Crucial Technology M500 Specifications

Capacity 960GB
Interface SATA 6Gb/s (SATA 3GB/s compatible)
Sustained Sequential Read up to 500MB/s (128k transfer)
Sustained Sequential Write up to 400MB/s (128k transfer)
Random Read IOPS (4K) 80000 IOPS
Random Write IOPS (4K) 80000 IOPS
Form Factor 2.5" (6.35cm)
NAND 20nm Micron MLC NND
MTBF 1.2 million hours
Endurance 72TB total bytes written (TBW)
Equal to 40GB per day for 5 years
Operating Temperature 32 to 158deg.F / 0 to 70deg.C
Firmware Field upgradable firmware
Health Monitoring Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology (SMART) commands
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