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Home » News » Storage

Crucial M500 SSD Now Available
Author: Cássio LimaDate: April 10, 2013 - 4:29 AM PST
Category: Storage
More Info: http://www.crucial.com/company/media/releases/pressrelease.aspx?id=E7A...

Crucial has announced the immediate availability of the Crucial M500 solid state drive (SSD). Featuring terabyte-class capacity, increased response times, and an advanced feature set, the Crucial M500 SSD is available now through select global channel partners and at Crucial’s website.

The 2.5-inch drives are available in 120 GB, 240 GB, 480 GB, and 960 GB capacities with suggested retail prices of USD 129.99, USD 219.99, USD 399.99, and USD 599.99, respectively.

Using Micron’s 20nm MLC NAND flash, a SATA-600 controller combined with Micron’s custom firmware to deliver up to 80,000 input/output operations per second (IOPS), the drive’s sequential read and write speeds reach up to 500 MB/s and 400 MB/s, respectively.

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