Crucial CT1000MX500SSD1 SATA 6GBPS Solid Sate Drive
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Crucial CT1000MX500SSD1 1TB Solid State Drive MX500 SATA 6 New

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CT1000MX500SSD1 1 Terabytes (TB) MX500 Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) 6 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) 256-Bit AES Encryption Solid State Drive | Made by Crucial | Brand New 3 Years Warranty
Brand Warranty:
3 Years from the Manufacturer
Product Condition:
New Factory Sealed
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days
Product Overview of the Crucial CT1000MX500SSD1 1TB Solid State Drive

Solid-state drives (SSDs) are storage devices that use NAND-based flash memory to store data. Unlike traditional hard disk drives (HDDs), which use spinning disks and read/write heads to access data, SSDs have no moving parts. This makes them faster, more reliable, and less prone to failure than HDDs. SSDs are also more power-efficient, generate less heat, and produce less noise than HDDs.

The CT1000MX500SSD1 is a solid-state drive (SSD) with a storage capacity of 1 terabyte. It is manufactured by Crucial, a leading manufacturer of computer memory and storage products. This drive utilizes the Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) interface, with a transfer rate of 6 gigabytes per second (Gbps). The MX500 series is known for its reliability and performance, making it a popular choice for both personal and professional use.

Understanding the Crucial CT1000MX500SSD1 1TB SSDSerial Advanced Technology Attachment

The SATA interface is the most common interface used for connecting storage devices to a computer. It is a serial interface, which means that data is transferred one bit at a time over a single wire. SATA 6 GBPS interface, which transfers data over multiple wires in parallel.

SATA comes in several different versions, with different transfer rates. The original SATA interface, known as SATA 1.0, had a transfer rate of 1.5 Gbps. This was followed by SATA 2.0, which had a transfer rate of 3.0 Gbps. The current version of SATA is SATA 3.0, which has a transfer rate of 6.0 Gbps. The CT1000MX500SSD1 uses the SATA 3.0 interface.

1 Terabyte Storage Capacity

The CT1000MX500SSD1 has a storage capacity of 1 terabyte (TB), which is equal to 1,000 gigabytes (GB). This is a large amount of storage and is sufficient for most users' needs. A 1TB SSD can store a significant amount of data, including operating systems, applications, games, documents, photos, videos, and music.

Performance of the CT1000MX500SSD1

The MX500 series is known for its reliability and performance. The CT1000MX500SSD1 has a read speed of up to 560 megabytes per second (MB/s) and a write speed of up to 510 MB/s. These speeds are much faster than traditional HDDs, which typically have read/write speeds of around 100 MB/s. The CT1000MX500SSD1 also has a mean time to failure (MTTF) of 1.8 million hours, which is a measure of its reliability.

Performance at its CoreSATA 6GBPS Interface

The SATA 6GBPS interface is the backbone of the CT1000MX500SSD1's exceptional performance. This interface facilitates a high-speed connection between the SSD and the motherboard, optimizing data transfer rates. With a maximum transfer speed of 6GBPS, users experience significantly reduced loading times and improved overall system responsiveness.

Read and Write Speeds

The CT1000MX500SSD1 doesn't just stop at a high-speed interface; it excels in read and write speeds, further enhancing its performance. The SSD delivers blazing-fast data read speeds, ensuring swift access to stored information. Simultaneously, impressive write speeds make tasks like data backup and file transfers seamless, contributing to an efficient computing experience.

Enhanced System Boot-Up

One of the noticeable advantages of the CT1000MX500SSD1 is its ability to significantly reduce system boot-up times. Traditional Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) often struggle with lengthy boot-up processes, causing frustration for users. With this SSD, the boot-up process becomes swift and smooth, allowing users to access their systems and start working without unnecessary delays.

Security Reinvented with 256-Bit AES EncryptionUnderstanding AES Encryption

The CT1000MX500SSD1 takes data security seriously, incorporating 256-Bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) Encryption. AES is a robust encryption algorithm widely recognized for its efficacy in safeguarding sensitive information. With 256-bit encryption, the SSD ensures that your data remains secure and protected from unauthorized access.

Hardware-Based Encryption

Crucial has implemented hardware-based encryption, a feature that sets the CT1000MX500SSD1 apart from software-based encryption solutions. Hardware-based encryption occurs directly on the SSD, alleviating the need for additional software installations. This not only enhances security but also minimizes the impact on system performance, providing a seamless user experience.

Protection Against Data Breaches

In an era where data breaches and cyber threats are prevalent, the CT1000MX500SSD1's encryption capabilities offer a formidable defense. Even if the SSD were to fall into the wrong hands, the encrypted data remains inaccessible without the correct authentication credentials. This feature is particularly crucial for businesses and individuals handling sensitive information, ensuring confidentiality and compliance with data protection regulations.

Reliability and DurabilityEndurance and Longevity

Crucial, a reputable name in the storage industry, has engineered the CT1000MX500SSD1 for endurance and longevity. The SSD utilizes advanced NAND flash memory technology, which is known for its durability. This technology not only contributes to the SSD's reliability but also extends its lifespan, making it a wise investment for long-term storage needs.

Integrated Power Loss Immunity

Power loss during data read or write processes can potentially lead to data corruption or loss. Recognizing this, the CT1000MX500SSD1 incorporates integrated power loss immunity. This feature safeguards against data integrity issues in the event of an unexpected power outage, ensuring that your data remains intact and accessible.

User Reviews and Testimonials of the Solid State Drive

Positive User Experiences

Understanding the real-world performance of a storage device is crucial before making a purchase. User reviews and testimonials play a significant role in providing insights into the CT1000MX500SSD1's performance from the perspective of those who have used it. Positive feedback often highlights the SSD's speed, reliability, and the impact it has on overall system responsiveness.

Considerations and Criticisms

While overwhelmingly positive, it's essential to consider any criticisms or limitations reported by users. Common considerations might include firmware update processes, compatibility issues with specific systems, or any unexpected challenges encountered during installation. Being aware of these aspects allows potential buyers to make informed decisions based on their specific needs and preferences.

General Information about the Crucial CT1000MX500SSD1
  • Manufacturer: Crucial
  • Model Number or SKU# CT1000MX500SSD1
  • Device Type: Solid State Drive
Technical Information of the Crucial 1TB SSD
  • Storage Capacity: 1TB
  • Form Factor: 2.5 Inch
  • Interface: SATA-6GBPS
  • Random Read IOPS: 95,000
  • Random Write IOPS: 90,000
  • Sequential Read: 560 MBPS
  • Sequential Write: 510 MBPS
  • Endurance: 360TB
Features for 6 GBPS Solid State Drive
  • TRIM Support
  • Device Sleep Support
  • 256-Bit AES Encryption
  • TCG Opal Encryption 2.0
  • Active Garbage Collection
  • Error Correction Code (ECC)
  • Dynamic Write Acceleration
  • Adaptive Thermal Protection
  • Integrated Power Loss Immunity
  • Multistep Data Integrity Algorithm
  • Redundant Array of Independent NAND (RAIN)
  • Self-Monitoring and Reporting Technology (SMART)
Data Transfer Software
  • Acronis® True Image™ for
  • Crucial® cloning software
Operating Temperature
  • 0 °C to 70 °C


  • CE, FCC, BSMI, C-Tick, VCCI,
  • KCC RRL, RoHS, China
  • RoHS, WEEE, TUV, UL, IC,
  • Morocco, SATA-IO, UKCA

Finally, The Crucial CT1000MX500SSD1 1TB MX500 SATA SSD with 256-Bit AES Encryption stands as a testament to the continuous advancements in storage technology. Combining impressive storage capacity, high-speed data transfer, and robust security features, this SSD caters to a diverse audience, from gamers seeking performance to business professionals prioritizing data protection.

As technology evolves, storage solutions like the CT1000MX500SSD1 pave the way for faster, more secure, and reliable computing experiences. Whether you're upgrading your system for personal use or seeking a storage solution for professional applications, the CT1000MX500SSD1 is a compelling choice that aligns with the demands of the modern digital era.

Brand Warranty:
3 Years from the Manufacturer
Product Condition:
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Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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