Crucial M550 128GB Review & Specifications

Crucial M550 128GB 2.5'' SATA3 CT128M550SSD1

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Load files and programs almost instantly
Boot up almost immediately
550 MB/s sequential reads, 350 MB/s sequential writes, 90k random reads, 75k random writes
Download massive files in seconds rather than minutes
Manage power so your battery lasts longer
Compatible with PC and Mac systems
Encrypt and protect personal data against loss or theft

Specs Overview

Model CT128M550SSD1
Release Date March 2014
Series M550
Capacity 128GB
Interface SATA 6 Gb/s
Form Factor 2.5"
SSD Controller Marvell 9189
NAND Flash Type MLC (synchronous)
Max Sequential Read Up to 550 MB/s
Max Sequential Write Up to 350 MB/s
MTBF 1,500,000 hours

Pros

  • Strong performance
  • Good upgrade over the M500
  • Marvell 88SS9189 controller

Cons

  • The 128GB version has limited writing speed

Score Pangoly

88

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Critic Reviews

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The Crucial/Micron M550 provides a progressive update over the M500, giving consumers and OEMs a drive platform with a lengthy history of reliability and endurance.

StorageReview

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The biggest Achilles' Heel of the M550 is its performance consistency. Given that it has been the focus of other manufacturers for the last year or so, it seems odd that Crucial hasn't done much to improve in this area. It's again better than the M50 ...

90

Crucial, a subsidiary of Micron, a world leader in memory and flash production, brought us such wonderful SSDs as the C300 and m4 and has now released a new model called the M550. It is, as the name suggests, an incremental update to the M500 SSD tha ...

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General

Brand

Crucial

Series

M550

Model

CT128M550SSD1

Device Type

Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Used For

Consumer

Physical

Form Factor

2.5"

Capacity

128GB

Memory Components

MLC

Interface

SATA 6Gb/s

Height

7mm

Performance

Max Sequential Read

Up to 550 MBps

Max Sequential Write

Up to 350 MB/s

4KB Random Read

Up to 90,000 IOPS

4KB Random Write

Up to 75,000 IOPS

MTBF

1,500,000 hours

Features

Features

Load files and programs almost instantly

Boot up almost immediately

Accelerate demanding applications

Download massive files in seconds rather than minutes

Manage power so your battery lasts longer

Encrypt and protect personal data against loss or theft

Achieve top speeds without sacrificing reliability

Native Write Acceleration

Redundant Array of Independent NAND (RAIN)

Multistep Data Integrity Algorithm

Adaptive Thermal Protection

Power Loss Protection

Data Path Protection

Active Garbage Collection

TRIM support

Self Monitoring and Reporting Technology (SMART)

Error Correction Code (ECC)

Device Sleep support

Environmental

Operating Temperature

0°C ~ +70°C

Package Content

Package Content

Crucial M550 solid state drive
9.5mm adapter

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