Crucial CT500P5PSSD8 500GB Solid State Drive
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Crucial CT500P5PSSD8 P5 Plus 500GB PCI-E 4.0 x4 NVMe TLC Bulk

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CT500P5PSSD8 P5 Plus 500 Gigabytes (GB) Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCI-E) 4.0 x4 Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) M.2 2280 Triple Level Cell (TLC) Internal Solid State Drive | Made by Crucial | New Bulk Pack
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Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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Drive Overview

In the ever-evolving world of computer hardware, storage solutions play a pivotal role in ensuring optimal performance and efficiency. One such storage device that has gained prominence in recent years is the CT500P5PSSD8 P5 Plus 500GB NVMe M.2 SSD. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the intricacies of this high-performance storage solution, breaking down its features, benefits, and how it can enhance your computing experience.

Understanding the Basics

The CT500P5PSSD8 P5 Plus is a Solid State Drive (SSD) that falls under the category of NVMe M.2 SSDs. It's manufactured by a reputable brand and designed to provide exceptional storage performance. Let's dissect the name to understand its key features:

  • CT500P5PSSD8: This is the model or part number of the SSD.
  • P5 Plus: Denotes the product line or series.
  • 500GB (Gigabytes): Indicates the storage capacity.
  • NVMe: Stands for Non-Volatile Memory Express, a high-speed storage protocol.
  • M.2 2280: Refers to the physical form factor and size of the drive.
  • Triple Level Cell (TLC): Describes the type of NAND flash memory used.
  • Internal Solid State Drive: Signifies that it is meant for internal use in computers.
Key Features and BenefitsHigh Storage Capacity (500GB)

One of the most significant advantages of the CT500P5PSSD8 P5 Plus is its generous storage capacity of 500GB. This ample space allows users to store a multitude of files, ranging from operating systems and software applications to multimedia content like videos, music, and high-resolution images. Whether you're a casual user or a professional, this capacity ensures that you won't quickly run out of space.

NVMe Technology for Blazing Speed

The NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) technology used in this SSD is a game-changer in terms of speed. Traditional hard drives (HDDs) are limited by mechanical components, which slow down data access. NVMe, on the other hand, leverages the power of PCIe (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express) to provide rapid data transfer. This translates to lightning-fast boot times, reduced application load times, and seamless multitasking.

M.2 2280 Form Factor

The M.2 2280 form factor is a compact and slim design that fits seamlessly into modern laptops and desktops. It's significantly smaller than the traditional 2.5-inch SSDs, saving valuable space in your computer chassis. Moreover, M.2 drives are incredibly easy to install, making them an attractive option for both experienced users and newcomers to PC building.

TLC NAND Flash Memory

The CT500P5PSSD8 P5 Plus employs Triple Level Cell (TLC) NAND flash memory. TLC NAND offers a balance between performance and durability. It stores three bits of data per cell, allowing for better storage density and cost-effectiveness compared to Single Level Cell (SLC) or Multi-Level Cell (MLC) NAND. TLC NAND also features wear-leveling algorithms that extend the lifespan of the SSD by distributing write and erase cycles evenly across the memory cells.

Internal Use for Enhanced Performance

As an internal SSD, the CT500P5PSSD8 P5 Plus is directly connected to your computer's motherboard. This direct connection enables faster data transfer speeds compared to external drives that use USB or other interfaces. Internal SSDs are ideal for tasks that demand high-speed data access, such as gaming, video editing, and 3D rendering.

Performance MetricsSequential Read and Write Speeds

The sequential read and write speeds of an SSD are critical indicators of its performance. In the case of the CT500P5PSSD8 P5 Plus, you can expect impressive sequential read speeds of up to [Insert Speed Here] MB/s and sequential write speeds of up to [Insert Speed Here] MB/s. These speeds are significantly faster than traditional HDDs, ensuring snappy system responsiveness and reduced loading times for applications and games.

Random Read and Write IOPS

In addition to sequential speeds, the SSD's random read and write IOPS (Input/Output Operations Per Second) are crucial for tasks that involve small, random data access. This SSD offers exceptional random read IOPS of [Insert Speed Here] and random write IOPS of [Insert Speed Here]. These high IOPS values make it an excellent choice for tasks like database management and running virtual machines.

Endurance and Lifespan

The longevity of an SSD is a concern for many users. The CT500P5PSSD8 P5 Plus boasts an impressive endurance rating, indicating the total amount of data that can be written to the drive before it may start to exhibit performance degradation. With a rating of [Insert Endurance Rating Here] terabytes written (TBW), this SSD is built to handle demanding workloads and remain reliable for years to come.

Compatibility with Motherboards

Before purchasing the CT500P5PSSD8 P5 Plus, it's crucial to ensure compatibility with your motherboard. This SSD utilizes the PCIe 4.0 x4 interface, which provides optimal performance when paired with a compatible motherboard. While it is backward compatible with PCIe 3.0, you may not fully harness its speed potential without a PCIe 4.0 slot.


Gamers can benefit significantly from the CT500P5PSSD8 P5 Plus SSD. Faster load times mean you can jump into your games quicker, and reduced stuttering ensures a smoother gaming experience. Open-world games, in particular, see a notable improvement as textures and assets load more swiftly.


Whether you're working on complex spreadsheets, running virtual machines, or compiling code, the CT500P5PSSD8 P5 Plus can significantly boost productivity. Applications launch faster, and data access is nearly instantaneous, allowing you to work more efficiently.

Boot Times

The SSD's NVMe technology ensures lightning-fast boot times for your operating system. Your computer will start up in a matter of seconds, allowing you to get to work or play without the usual waiting associated with traditional hard drives.

Price and Value Proposition

Price Comparison

When considering the purchase of any hardware component, the price is a crucial factor. While the CT500P5PSSD8 P5 Plus may be priced slightly higher than traditional HDDs, its performance benefits far outweigh the cost difference. When compared to other NVMe SSDs in its capacity range, it offers competitive pricing, making it a cost-effective choice for users seeking high-speed storage.

Long-Term Value

Investing in a high-quality SSD like the CT500P5PSSD8 P5 Plus is an investment in the long-term performance and efficiency of your computer. Its durability, speed, and generous storage capacity ensure that it will remain relevant and beneficial for years to come. This long-term value makes it a wise choice for both personal and professional computing needs.

Main Information about the Crucial CT500P5PSSD8
  • Manufacturer: Crucial
  • Model Number or SKU #: CT500P5PSSD8
  • Product Type: Solid State Drive
  • Interface Type: PCI-E 4.0 x4
Key Feature for 500GB Solid State Drive
  • Storage Capacity: 500GB
  • Hardware Encryption: Yes
  • Form Factor: M.2 2280
  • MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures): 2,000,000 Hours
  • SSD Endurance: 300 TB
Performance of the PCI-E SSD
  • Internal Data Rate (Read): 6600 MB/s
  • Internal Data Rate (Write): 4000 MB/s
  • 4kb Random Read: 360,000 IOPS
  • 4kb Random Write: 700,000 IOPS
Advanced Features
  • Dynamic Write Acceleration
  • Redundant Array of Independent NAND (RAIN)
  • Multistep Data Integrity Algorithms
  • Adaptive Thermal Protection
  • Integrated Power Loss Immunity
  • Active Garbage Collection
  • TRIM Support
  • NVMe Standard Self-Monitoring and Reporting Technology (SMART)
  • Error Correction Code (ECC)
  • NVMe Autonomous Power State Transition (APST) Support
  • Device Sleep Support
  • Full-Drive Encryption Capable (TCG OPAL 2.0)
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Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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