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250GB Crucial MX500 2.5-inch Solid State Drive by Crucial

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Key Features

  • 250GB Solid State Drive
  • Serial ATA II interface type
  • Read speed up to 560 MB/s
  • Write speed up to 510 MB/s
  • Includes AES 256-bit encryption for file security
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  • 250GB
  • 500GB
  • 1TB
  • 2TB

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it's worth it.
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 – the 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 Defense: 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.

Micron® quality – 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.

DATA TRANSFER RATES Read speed up to 560 MB/s
Write speed up to 510 MB/s
MTBF 1800000 h
SPECIAL FEATURES Security algorithms: 256-bit AES
TRIM support
DIMENSIONS 5.1 in x 5.1 in x 0.8 in
WEIGHT 0.25 lbs
PACKAGING Retail packaging
User Reviews
  • 11 reviews
William Whelan
Great upgrade
July 16th 2024 Verified user
My 1tb HDD bit the dust so I decided to upgrade to an SSD , this one is a game changer 2tb so much more space , and definitely faster and runs a bit cooler , would highly recommend buying especially if your memory needs a boost or upgrade
Review of 2TB Crucial MX500 2.5-inch SATA III Solid State Drive
Denis McGrath
Highly Recommended
December 7th 2022 Verified user
A great SSD and crucially twice the size of my present SSD.
Review of 500GB Crucial MX500 2.5-inch Solid State Drive
Paul Foley
500GB Crucial MX500 2.5-inch Solid State Drive
August 10th 2022 Verified user
Have fitted a few of these drives during the past year or so, good drive, good spec, very fast and very well priced. The drive is easily fitted and compatible with either laptop or desktop PC (using a 2.5" SSD/HDD mounting bracket), and good way to increase performance of older machines. Great value for the money as usual from Memory C.
Review of 500GB Crucial MX500 2.5-inch Solid State Drive
Patrick Troy
Crucial MX500 2.5-inch SSD
June 6th 2022 Verified user
I bought this product back in Dec 21, so now I can honestly say that I'd recommend both
the product and MemoryC to anyone thinking about buying one. I had an easy time cloning my old HDD over to this new SSD drive. And as always the speed of delivery of all the products I've ever bought is truly first class.
Review of 500GB Crucial MX500 2.5-inch Solid State Drive
Wes Mantooth
March 29th 2022 Verified user
Easy install and does what it's supposed to do , and Memory C are great to deal with .
Review of 1TB Crucial MX500 2.5-inch Solid State Drive
500GB Crucial MX500 2.5-inch Solid State Drive
October 11th 2021 Verified user
Excellent solid state drive, very easy to install, Crucial website has very helpful tutorials for installation and setup for this SSD. Excellent upgrade from original hard drive.
Review of 500GB Crucial MX500 2.5-inch Solid State Drive
Hugh Boyle
March 31st 2021 Verified user
Laptop is like new much faster.
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Review of 1TB Crucial MX500 2.5-inch Solid State Drive
James Lenane
June 23rd 2021 Verified user
Still a solid ssd' & great price
Review of 500GB Crucial MX500 2.5-inch Solid State Drive
Vincent Parker
June 10th 2021 Verified user
Great service as always.
Review of 500GB Crucial MX500 2.5-inch Solid State Drive
Mihai Onofrei
Excellent product and service!
February 15th 2021 Verified user
Perfect fit, good performance and great upgrade for hp elite book!
Review of 1TB Crucial MX500 2.5-inch Solid State Drive
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