The Crucial P3 Plus will offer Gen4 NVMe SSD technology with read speeds of up to 5000MB/s, while the Crucial P3 Gen3 NVMe SSDs will have a read speed of up to 3500MB/s.Both SSDs include Micron's 176-layer QLC NAND 3D memory.

P3 Plus Gen4

The Crucial P3 Plus Gen4 NVMe SSD offers load times and data transfers almost nine times faster than SATA drives and up to 43% faster than the fastest Gen3 SSDs, perfect for building a new NVMe Gen4 PC or upgrading an NVMe Gen3 system. The P3 Plus is a storage solution with enough space for all the applications, programs, files, photos, videos, and games that users need at high performance. In addition, the P3 Plus SSD offers backward compatibility with most Gen3 systems.

Available in 4 capacities:

P3 Gen3

The Crucial P3 Gen3 NVMe SSD has load times six times faster than SATA SSDs and more than twenty times faster than hard drives (HDDs), while delivering 45% faster performance than the previous generation. Fast booting, downloading and transferring files make the P3 SSD particularly suitable for DIY lovers, casual gamers, professionals and entry-level designers, for all those who need a high-quality NVMe drive on a budget or who want to upgrade their PC to the old SATA or HDD technologies.

Available in 4 capacities:

Statement by Teresa Kelley, Vice President and General Manager of Micron's Commercial Products Group

For users that have been waiting to upgrade their PCs to Gen4 SSDs, the wait is over. With the forthcoming availability of the new Crucial P3 Plus SSD, anyone seeking high-performance SSDs can upgrade to NVMe Gen4 storage and affordably futureproof their PC. Both the Crucial P3 Plus and P3 SSD products will strengthen our overall SSD portfolio and NVMe product category by offering competitive choices for high-performance storage that enables users to get more done in less time.