Crucial BX500 480GB

Crucial BX500 480GB 3D NAND SATA 2.5-inch SSD - CT480BX500SSD1

Crucial BX500 480GB 3D NAND SATA 2.5-inch SSD - CT480BX500SSD1

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  • Boot up faster. Load files quicker. Improve overall system responsiveness
  • 300% faster than a typical hard drive
  • Improves battery life because it's 45x more energy efficient than a typical hard drive
  • Micron 3D NAND - advancing the world's memory and storage technology for 40 years
  • Crucial 3-year limited warranty

Specifications Overview

Model CT480BX500SSD1
Release Date September 2018

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Series BX500
Capacity 480 GB
Interface SATA 6 Gb/s
Form Factor 2.5"
NAND Flash Type 3D NAND
Max Sequential Read Up to 540 MB/s
Max Sequential Write Up to 500 MB/s
MTBF 1.5M hours

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Expert reviews


Crucial's BX500 is a cheap option that will outperform any HDD as a boot drive, but it comes with drawbacks. The BX500's low endurance and application performance rank far behind most current-gen SSDs in the market. Pricing is competitive, but there are...

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Crucial once reigned supreme in the entry-level SSD market segment but this a segment that has become ferociously competitive so to give the Crucial BX500 a fighting chance, Crucial have gone all out to keep the cost of building the drive as low as...

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The BX500 is all about value. The SSD's speed performance is very fast for normal usage and temporary intense workload. The Crucial BX500 is one of the most budget-friendly drives in the 500GB range since the DRAM chip was not included.The BX500 480GB...


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