Crucial MX500 - 250GB SATA III 6Gb/s 3D TLC NAND Flash 256MB DDR3 DRAM Cache 2.5" 7mm Solid State Drive - CT250MX500SSD1


Warranty5 Year Manufacturer Warranty
AvailabilityIn Stock
ManufacturerCrucial / Micron Technology
SeriesCrucial MX500 Solid State Drives
UPC Code649528785046

Product Specs

Product Specs
Capacity250 GB
Cache Buffer256MB DDR3 DRAM Cache
Flash TypeMicron 256GB 64-Layer 3D NAND Flash Memory (Tri-Level Cell)
ControllerSilicon Motion SM2258 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 Connectors)
Max Sequential Readup to 560 MB/sec (128KB Crystal Disk Mark)
Max Sequential Writeup to 510 MB/sec (128KB Crystal Disk Mark)
4K Random Readup to 95,000K IOPS (QD 32)
4K Random Writeup to 90,000K IOPS (QD 32)
SSD Endurance100 TBW (Total Bytes Written)
Life Expectancy1.8 Million Hours (MTBF Mean Time Between Failures)
Shock Resistance1500Gs @ 0.5ms half sine
Ecc RecoveryHardware Based Error Correction and Data Parity Protection
EncryptionAES 256-bit Full Disk Encryption (FDE) TCG Opal v2.0, Encrypted Drive (IEEE1667)
Rohs CompliantYes
Dimensions(L x W x H) 100.45mm x 69.85mm x 7.00mm
Power Consumption70mW Active (Avg) / 55mW Idle (Avg) / 2mW DevSleep / 3000mW Active Max (128K Transfer)
ClassificationPro Level Drives

Key Features

  • Fast Start-Up, Loading and File Transfers
  • Silicon Motion SM2258 Controller
  • Micron 256GB 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 (RAIN) Technology
  • Adaptive Thermal Monitoring Technology
  • Multistep Data Integrity Algorithm Technology
  • Bad Block Management Technology
  • Trim Support Technology
  • Error Correction Technology
  • Static & Dynamic Wear Leveling Technology
  • AES 256-bit (FDE) & TCG Opal v2.0, (IEEE1667) Full Disk Encryption
  • Santize Block Erase & Santize Crypto Scramble Technology
  • Built for Gaming Laptops, Business PCs, Workstations and All-in-One PCs

Hard Decision? Solid Choice! 

Upgrade your system with the award winning Crucial MX500

Every time you turn on your computer, you’re using your storage drive. It holds all your irreplaceable files and it loads and saves almost everything your system does. 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 sweat it – our step-by-step guide walks you through the process to make installation easy. It’s worth it.

  • Fly through everything you do: Start your system in seconds, load files almost instantly, and accelerate the most demanding applications with the Crucial MX500. Our Dynamic Write Acceleration technology uses an adaptable pool of high speed, single level cell flash memory to generate blistering speeds.
  • Store up to 4TB of data: Save massive amounts of photos, music, and videos comfortably and securely. With fast access to your media, creations, and designs, you’re ready to share at the speed of your life.
  • Enjoy the efficiency of next-gen Micron 3D NAND: Our cutting edge components are engineered from start to finish for efficiency. As a result, the Crucial MX500 uses only a minimal amount of power and still delivers a high price to performance ratio – without needing a financing plan to pay for it. Experience a faster, cooler, and quieter computer in your home or business. You’ll wonder how you ever put up with a hard drive.
  • Upgrade with a drive you can count on: With thousands of hours of pre release validation, dozens of SSD qualification tests, and a heritage of award winning SSDs, the Crucial MX500 has been thoroughly tried, tested, and proven. Secure your most important files on a drive with established dependability and the advanced features MX Series SSD's are known for.
  • Micron quality – a higher level of reliability: As a brand of Micron, one of the largest flash storage manufacturers in the world, the Crucial MX500 is backed by the same quality and engineering innovation that has produced some of the world’s most advanced memory and storage technologies for more than 35 years. Split second speeds, lasting reliability, and a decades long legacy – upgrading with the Crucial MX500 gives you the best combination of quality, performance, and security. It’s worth it.
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