Crucial BX500 - 480GB SATA III 6Gb/s 3D TLC NAND Flash SLC Cache 2.5" 7mm Solid State Drive - CT480BX500SSD1


Warranty3 Years
AvailabilityIn Stock
ManufacturerCrucial / Micron Technology
SeriesCrucial BX500 Solid State Drive
UPC Code649528787330

Product Specs

Product Specs
Capacity480 GB
Cache BufferDynamic Write Acceleration (SLC Caching)
Flash TypeMicron 64-Layer 3D NAND Flash Memory Tri-Level Cell (TLC)
ControllerSilicon Motion SM2258XT Controller
Form Factor2.5 Inch Internal Solid State Drive
Interface SpeedSATA III 6Gb/s (Backwards Compatible with SATA II 3Gb/s and SATA I 1.5Gb/s)
Interface ConnectorSATA (7-Pin Signal and 15-Pin Power Connector)
Max Sequential Readup to 540 MB/sec (128KB Crystal Disk Mark)
Max Sequential Writeup to 500 MB/sec (128KB Crystal Disk Mark)
SSD Endurance120 TBW (Total Bytes Written)
Life Expectancy1.5 Million Hours (MTBF Mean Time Between Failures)
Shock Resistance1500Gs @ 0.5ms half sine
Ecc RecoveryError Correction Code (ECC)
Rohs CompliantYes
Dimensions(L x W x H) 100.45mm x 69.85mm x 7.00mm
Power Consumption60mW Active (Avg) / 3000mW Read / 3000mW Write
ClassificationEntry Level Drives

Key Features

  • Fast Start-Up, Loading and File Transfers
  • Silicon Motion SM2258XT Controller
  • Micron 64-Layer 3D TLC NAND Flash Memory Tri-Level Cell
  • Shock and Vibration Resistant
  • Dynamic Write Acceleration (SLC Caching)
  • Native Command Queuing
  • Integrated Power Loss Immunity Technology
  • Redundant Array of Independent NAND
  • Adaptive Thermal Monitoring Technology
  • Multistep Data Integrity Algorithm Technology
  • Bad Block Management Technology
  • Trim Support Technology
  • Error Correction Technology
  • Dynamic Wear Leveling Technology
  • Built for Gaming Laptops, Business PCs, Workstations and All-in-One PCs

Ever wonder why your phone responds faster than your computer? It's because your phone runs on flash memory. Add flash to your laptop or desktop computer with the Crucial BX500 SSD, the easiest way to get all the speed of a new computer without the price. Solid state drives (SSDs) access data almost instantly and are significantly faster and more reliable than traditional hard drives. NAND flash memory within Crucial SSDs allows you to boot up in seconds and load, save, and transfer files almost as soon as you click on them. Upgrade your desktop PC, laptop, Mac system, or workstation today by installing an SSD that’s extremely energy efficient and inherently more durable than a hard drive.

  • Improve Performance - Boot up faster. Load files quicker. Improve overall system responsiveness for all your computing needs.
  • Tools for Easy Installation - Our simple instructions, cloning software, and how-to videos make installation straightforward! Millions of people have upgraded with a Crucial SSD.
  • Customer Help and Support - If you have questions, we have answers. Access support from our website in the form of order status updates, FAQs, how to guides, videos, and much more, or reach out to our friendly customer service agents via live chat or phone.
  • 3-year Limited Warranty - Our heritage of award-winning SSDs are backed by thousands of validation hours, dozens of qualification tests, and a 3-year limited warranty.
  • Micron Quality — A Higher Level of Reliability - As a brand of Micron, one of the largest flash storage manufacturers in the world, Crucial products are backed by the same expert quality and engineering innovation that has produced some of the world’s most advanced memory and storage technologies for 40 years.
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