Crucial MX500 500GB SSD Review

Storage/SSD by stefan @ 2018-03-09

Considering the fact that the MX500 SSD does feature TLC NAND packages, we were expecting a sudden performance drop after the buffers have been filled, but fortunately it was not the case! The drive succeeded to maintain write speeds around 320-360MB/s (small-medium file sizes) even after writing a total of 176GB in one go. The 500GB version comes with a TBW of 180TB, while the MTTF is 1.8 million hours. Crucial MX500 does also feature a 5-year warranty period, which is great!

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At first we would like to thank Crucial for sending a sample of their MX500 500GB SSD for testing and reviewing.




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