Crucial P5 Plus
works with PS5™

Compatible with PlayStation 5
when used with a heatsink.


Crucial How To: Install & Use The Crucial P5 Plus in Your PS5

If you would like to increase storage on your PS5, Crucial is here to help. In this video we will show you how to install and configure our fastest M.2 NVMe SSD, the Crucial P5 Plus, in your Playstation 5.

With PlayStation now providing options to enable the extra storage bay you can now take your PS5 gaming experience to a whole new level. With a capacity range from 250 GB to 4 TB, users are now able to install a PCIE, Gen 4 NVMe SSD in the M.2 form factor for increased speeds and capacity. That’s where we come in! Crucial is now offering the P5 Plus Gen4 NVMe SSD bundled with a heat sink that fits the specs required.

Memory and storage are crucial – your system won’t work without them. Every time you press the power button, load apps, save documents, type, or move your mouse, you’re using memory and storage.

As a brand of Micron, we’re part of one of the largest memory manufacturers in the world and we provide the same caliber of components that get pre-built into new computers. We live and breathe this stuff, and we’re here to transform your system’s performance.



Question: Will the Crucial P5 Plus fit in the PlayStation 5?
Answer: Yes.

Question: Does the P5 Plus meet Sony performance requirements?
Answer: As a Gen4 NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD, the Crucial P5 Plus fully matches PS5 storage expansion requirements, and even exceeds Sony’s recommended minimum speeds by 20%. For more information visit Sony’s PS5 storage expansion requirements page here (

Question: What P5 Plus capacity do you recommend?
Answer: Depending on your budget, we recommend the 1TB or 2TB P5 Plus.

Question: Will attaching a heatsink to my Crucial P5 Plus or installing it in my PS5 affect my warranty.
Answer: No, as long as you make sure to attach the heatsink to the label on top of your P5 Plus and NOT to the bottom label that reads “Removing this label will void warranty”, your Crucial P5 Plus warranty will not be voided by the heatsink or by installation in your PS5. For more information about your PlayStation 5 warranty, please consult Sony’s warranty terms.

Inappropriate use of the heatsink may cause problems with the P5 Plus. Micron is not responsible for the user damaging the PS5 or other material. All trademarks, service marks and company names are the property of their respective owners.

Looking to bundle a heatsink with the Crucial P5 Plus SSD? Check out our range of offerings below.

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