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Crucial MX500 500GB 2.5" SATA SSD/Solid State Drive

500GB Crucial MX500, 2.5" SSD, SATA III - 6Gb/s, SM2258, 3D TLC NAND, Read 560MB/s, Write 510MB/s, 95k/90k IOPS, Retail

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Scan code: LN86770 Manufacturer code: CT500MX500SSD1
£59.69
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Product Overview

Outstanding Performance & Lasting Reliability

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 2TB 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 these advanced features.

Hardware-Based Encryption
Keep personal files and confidential data restricted from hackers and thieves with AES 256-bit encryption that meets all industry standards, including Microsoft® eDrive, IEEE-1667, and TCG Opal 2.0.

Integrated Power Loss Immunity
Avoid unintended data loss when the power unexpectedly goes out. This built-in feature of our new NAND protects your data swiftly and efficiently, so if your system suddenly shuts down, you keep all your saved work.

Exclusive Data Defence
Prevent your photos, music, videos, and other files from becoming corrupted and unusable with layers of error correction and adaptive read technology.

Redundant Array of Independent NAND
Protect your data at the component level with an SSD that automatically provides parity protection for your data. This high-end feature works similarly to how RAID is used with multiple hard drives and maintains the integrity of your data, especially for intense users.

Built-In Durability
Because SSDs don’t use moving parts that wear out over time (unlike hard drives), your files are less susceptible to a crash. SSDs are better equipped to survive physical trauma, like getting dropped, because they don’t rely on mechanical parts.


Install with Confidence

For many people, opening a computer and transferring data seems terrifying. That’s why we’ve made it easy in the step-by-step Crucial SSD Install Guide. Check it out before you buy, then install your own SSD quickly with everything transferred over successfully and hassle-free.


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.

Features
• Sequential reads/writes up to 560 / 510 MB/s on all file types.*
• Random reads/writes up to 95k / 90k on all file types.*
• Over 45x more energy efficient than a typical hard drive.**
• Accelerated by Micron 3D NAND technology.
• More durable than a hard drive – no small moving parts that are prone to failure.
• Dynamic Write Acceleration delivers faster saves and file transfers.
• Integrated Power Loss Immunity preserves all your saved work if the power unexpectedly gets cut.
• AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption keeps data safe and secure from hackers and thieves.
• Exclusive Data Defence guards against data corruption.
• Adaptive Thermal Protection limits temperatures within the drive.
• Includes free Acronis® True Image™ HD software for easy data migration.
• Compatible with the Crucial® Storage Executive tool for easy drive maintenance.
• 5-year limited warranty.

*Based on the published specs of the 1TB model. Speeds based on internal testing. Actual performance may vary.
**Active average power use comparison based on published specs of the 1TB Crucial MX500 SSD and the 1TB Western Digital® Caviar Blue™ WD10EZEX internal hard drive, which, as of November 2017, is one of the industry’s top-selling internal hard drives. All other capacities of the Crucial MX500 SSD have comparable active average power consumption specs.
Specifications
Capacity 500GB
Edition MX500
Form Factor 2.5"
Height 7 mm
Interface SATA 3.0 (6Gb/s)
Host Controller Interface AHCI
Controller Silicon Motion SM2258 with Micron Custom Firmware
Flash Memory Type Micron 3D TLC NAND
Max. Read 560 MB/s
Max. Write 510 MB/s
DRAM Cache Memory N/A
DRAM Cache Memory Type  
Max. Random Read 4K 95,000 IOPS
Max. Random Write 4K 90,000 IOPS
Latency N/A
Special Features
  • Active Garbage Collection
  • Adaptive Thermal Protection
  • AES-256 Encryption Engine
  • Device Sleep Mode Support
  • Dynamic Write Acceleration
  • Error Correction Code (ECC)
  • IEEE-1667 Complaint
  • Integrated Power Loss Immunity
  • Microsoft eDrive Compatible
  • Multistep Data Integrity Algorithm
  • Redundant Array of Independent NAND (RAIN)
  • S.M.A.R.T Support
  • TCG/Opal V2.0
  • TRIM Support
Power Consumption (active)  
Max. Endurance Rating 180 TBW
MTBF 1,800,000 Hours
Max. Operating Vibration  
Max. Non-operating Vibration  
Max. Operating Shock  
Max. Non-operating Shock  
Connectivity 1 x SATA 3.0 (6Gb/s)
OS Support  
Bracket Includes 9.5mm Adapter
Dimensions  
Weight  
Package Type Retail
Additional Information
Scan Code LN86770
Model Number CT500MX500SSD1
GTIN 0649528785053
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
60 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
7 days
RTB Period:
60 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
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SSD Form Factors
SSD Form Factors
Date Issued: 27th Nov 2017

The arrival of the solid-state drive (SSD) has revolutionised the speed at which modern PCs perform common tasks. This is because SSDs have no moving parts, compared to larger, bulkier mechanical drives, thus they store information on memory chips. This means that accesses, reads and writes are many, many times faster

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500GB Crucial MX500, 2.5" SSD, SATA III - 6Gb/s, SM2258, 3D TLC NAND, Read 560MB/s, Write 510MB/s, 95k/90k IOPS, Retail is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 15.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy and Reliable Easy to install in my case with plenty of compatible holes to fit your respective screws into. Was instantly recognised and works at truly insane speeds. If you like Crucial/BALLISTIX/Micron's RAM reliability you'll love this drive.
Date published: 2020-08-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Does what it says on the tin . . . I have a pretty typical desktop build, in that I use an SSD for my windows installation and a larger mechanical drive for long term storage, such as documents, films, music and photos. When I built my computer I felt I only needed a 256GB SSD, and despite pointing windows to save documents to my mechanical drive, my little Samsung SSD still filled up with data of some sort! So I cloned my Samsung 256GB SSD to this new 512GB(?) SSD from Crucial. I had read many reviews and opinions online that testify to this drive having a good balance of speed, quality and reliability. So far the drive has been fault free and I have found it a great replacement, doubling the capacity of the previous SSD. Should see me right for another couple of years. I only just realised when taking a photo of the drive in place, how dirty my computer actually is! Think I'll give it a clean soon! As always great service and prompt delivery from Scan. Recommended.
Date published: 2020-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product The product arrived, as expected, very quickly. The product itself is very good, a fast SSD drive that massively improves system performance. Just remember to order a mounting kit as well because these are 3.5" drives which don't naturally fit into a desktop PC without the mounting kit.
Date published: 2020-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Faster Boot Replacement for laptop hard disk, has resulted in much faster boot times and performance. Cloning was quite straight forward with Acronis which I already have. Once the clone was complete I did a straight swap and booted up successfully. The hardest part of the job was removal of the laptop base cover.
Date published: 2019-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product and great value Based on price of £55.99. Performance & feature set not touched by other manufacturers at this price. In the box a spacer for 7mm vs 9mm if needed and booklet pointing to web site to download cloning software if required.
Date published: 2019-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Product, easy to install Excellent Product, easy to install with simple instructions.
Date published: 2019-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great little drive! Lovely little drive. Crucial are a good brand and I tend to use them when purchasing storage (no brand is perfect, but better to go for a reputable one!) The speeds are great. Win 10 boots in seconds, had no problems running games. Only thing is that it doesn’t come with the extenders to fit into a 3.5” panel. Not a problem in my build as I could mount it onto the case - but if you’re putting this in a 3.5” drive bay remember to buy the extenders!
Date published: 2019-02-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast and Reliable Simple to install, can fit it almost anywhere inside of case. Been using SSD as my main system drive for around a year and forgot all about it! Data transfers are smoother and much faster. I was using a Hybrid drive prior to this for capacity but this proved to be unreliable for system use. Recommend using an SSD for all systems....
Date published: 2019-01-25
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Suitable for internal in MAC Desktop running El Capitain?

Will I need any fitment plates?
Asked by: Lawrier
Good Afternoon, It would be best for you to speak to our sales team, they should be able to provide further information on this. You can log a message here - https://www.scan.co.uk/help/orders/sales/sales-query and we will email you back or you can call them directly on 01204 474747 Kind Regards,
Answered by: LukeW
Date published: 2019-11-27
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Crucial MX500 500GB 2.5" SATA SSD/Solid State Drive
Crucial MX500 500GB 2.5" SATA SSD/Solid State Drive