Crucial CT500P5SSD8 500GB Solid State Drive
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Crucial CT500P5SSD8 P5 500GB PCI-E 3.0 x4 NVMe TLC Internal New

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CT500P5SSD8 P5 500 Gigabytes (GB) Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCI-E) 3.0 x4 Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) M.2 2280 Triple Level Cell (TLC) Internal Solid State Drive | Made by Crucial | Brand New
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Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

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In the fast-paced world of technology, the demand for faster and more reliable storage solutions is constantly growing. One such storage device that has garnered attention is the CT500P5SSD8 P5 500GB NVMe M.2 SSD. In this in-depth guide, we will explore the ins and outs of this high-performance solid-state drive (SSD), breaking down its features, benefits, and how it can enhance your computing experience.

Understanding the Basics

The CT500P5SSD8 P5 is a type of Solid State Drive (SSD) known for its high-speed performance and reliability. To better understand its features, let's dissect its name:

  • CT500P5SSD8: This alphanumeric sequence is the model or part number of the SSD.
  • P5: This represents the product line or series.
  • 500GB (Gigabytes): Indicates the storage capacity, with 500GB being the available space for your data.
  • NVMe: Stands for Non-Volatile Memory Express, a high-speed data transfer protocol.
  • M.2 2280: Describes the physical form factor and size of the drive.
  • Triple Level Cell (TLC): Denotes the type of NAND flash memory used.
  • Internal Solid State Drive: Signifies that it is designed for internal use within computers..

Key Features and Benefits

High Storage Capacity (500GB)

One of the most noteworthy advantages of the CT500P5SSD8 P5 is its substantial storage capacity of 500GB. This ample space allows users to store a wide range of files, 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 with extensive storage needs, this capacity ensures you won't run out of space quickly.

NVMe Technology for Lightning-Fast Speed

The CT500P5SSD8 P5 utilizes NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) technology, which is a game-changer in terms of speed. Traditional hard drives (HDDs) are hindered by mechanical components, which slow down data access. In contrast, NVMe leverages the power of PCIe (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express) to provide rapid data transfer. This translates to lightning-quick 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 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 CT500P5SSD8 P5 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 CT500P5SSD8 P5 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 Metrics

Sequential Read and Write Speeds

The sequential read and write speeds of an SSD are critical indicators of its performance. In the case of the CT500P5SSD8 P5, 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 CT500P5SSD8 P5 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 CT500P5SSD8 P5, it's crucial to ensure compatibility with your motherboard. This SSD utilizes the PCIe 3.0 x4 interface, which provides optimal performance when paired with a compatible motherboard. While it is backward compatible with PCIe 2.0, you may not fully harness its speed potential without a PCIe 3.0 slot.


Whether you're working on complex spreadsheets, running virtual machines, or compiling code, the CT500P5SSD8 P5 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 CT500P5SSD8 P5 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 CT500P5SSD8 P5 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.


The CT500P5SSD8 P5 500GB NVMe M.2 SSD is a high-performance storage solution that brings exceptional speed, ample storage capacity, and long-term reliability to your computing experience. Whether you're a gamer seeking reduced load times, a content creator working with large files, or a professional looking to enhance productivity, this SSD delivers on all fronts. With easy installation, broad compatibility, and a competitive price point, it's a valuable addition to any PC setup. Upgrade today to unlock the full potential of your computer and enjoy the benefits of NVMe technology.

Detail Information about the Crucial CT500P5SSD8

Technical Feature for 500GB Solid State Drive

  • Storage Capacity: 500GB
  • Sequential Read: 3,400 MB/s
  • Sequential Write: 3,000 MB/s
  • Form Factor: M.2 2280
  • Product Series: P5

Advanced Features of the PCI-E SSD

  • 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)
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