The Crucial P3 1TB M.2 2280 PCI Express NVMe Internal Solid State Drive is a high-performance storage solution suitable for use in a variety of applications. It offers fast read and write speeds, making it ideal for use in gaming PCs, workstations, and other high-performance computing environments.
The reliability and durability of the CT1000P3SSD8 are supported by a number of advanced features, including dynamic write acceleration, which optimizes performance and prolongs drive life, and error correction code (ECC), which ensures data integrity and reliability.
This drive also includes hardware-based encryption, which provides enhanced security for your data. With a form factor of M.2 2280, it can be easily installed in compatible systems, making it a versatile and reliable storage solution for a wide range of applications.
Compatibility and Installation
The Crucial P3 1TB M.2 2280 PCI Express NVMe Internal Solid State Drive is designed to be compatible with a wide range of systems that support the M.2 2280 form factor and NVMe protocol. Before purchasing the drive, it is important to ensure that your system meets the following requirements:
- M.2 2280 slot: The drive is compatible with M.2 2280 slots, which are found on most modern motherboards and laptops.
- NVMe protocol: The drive uses the NVMe protocol, which provides faster read and write speeds than traditional SATA-based drives. Make sure that your system supports the NVMe protocol.
Once you have confirmed that your system is compatible, installation of the drive is relatively straightforward. Here are the basic steps:
- Turn off your system and disconnect it from the power source.
- Locate the M.2 slot on your motherboard or laptop. It is typically located near the CPU socket or near the SATA ports.
- Remove the screw(s) that secure the M.2 slot cover.
- Carefully insert the drive into the M.2 slot, aligning the notches on the drive with the notches in the slot.
- Secure the drive in place with the screw(s) that you removed in step 3.
- Close the M.2 slot cover and secure it with the screw(s).
- Reconnect your system to the power source and turn it on.
Your system should recognize the new drive and you can proceed to configure and use it. It is recommended to check your system's user manual or manufacturer's website for specific installation instructions and any BIOS/UEFI settings that may need to be adjusted for the new drive.
Performance and Speeds
The Crucial P3 1TB M.2 2280 PCI Express NVMe Internal Solid State Drive has the following performance and speeds specifications:
- Sequential Read Speed: Up to 3400 MB/s
- Sequential Write Speed: Up to 3000 MB/s
- Random Read Speed (4KB, QD32): Up to 650,000 IOPS
- Random Write Speed (4KB, QD32): Up to 600,000 IOPS
These performance and speed specifications make the Crucial P3 a high-performance SSD suitable for demanding applications such as gaming, content creation, and data-intensive workloads. Its fast sequential read and write speeds allow for quick boot times, faster application launches, and improved overall system responsiveness. Its high random read and write speeds make it ideal for applications that require fast access to small files and data.
- Manufacturer: Crucial
- Part Number or SKU# CT1000P3SSD8
- Product Type: Solid State Drive
- Capacity: 1TB
- Form Factor : M.2 2280
- Maximum Read Transfer Rate : 3500 Mb/s
- Maximum Write Transfer Rate : 3000 Mb/s
- Drive Interface : Pci Express Nvme 3.0 X4
- Drive Type : Internal
Contact us or ask for live chat/help if you have any questions about the compatibility of this item to ensure the model's matching features with your current system.
Looking for an SSD that offers superior data transfer rates and high performance?
Consider an NVMe SSD. NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) is a protocol designed specifically for SSDs, enabling faster and more efficient communication between the storage device and your computer's processor.
Compared to traditional SATA SSDs, NVMe SSDs have a faster data transfer rate thanks to their PCIe (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express) interface, which can transfer data at up to 32GB/s. This means that NVMe SSDs can read and write data faster, resulting in faster boot times, application launches, and file transfers.
Another advantage of NVMe SSDs is their high performance. NVMe SSDs use the latest flash memory technology, which is faster and more reliable than traditional NAND flash. This technology allows NVMe SSDs to access data quickly, resulting in a more responsive system. NVMe SSDs also have a higher IOPS (Input/Output Operations Per Second) rate, which means that they can handle more simultaneous read and write operations.
NVMe SSDs are also designed to be more energy-efficient. They consume less power than traditional SATA SSDs, which means that they generate less heat and have a longer lifespan. NVMe SSDs also use less power when idle, which helps to extend the battery life of laptops and mobile devices.
But NVMe SSDs don't just offer faster data transfer rates. They also boast higher performance, thanks to the latest flash memory technology, which is faster and more reliable than traditional NAND flash. This technology allows NVMe SSDs to access data quickly, resulting in a more responsive system. NVMe SSDs also have a higher IOPS (Input/Output Operations Per Second) rate, meaning they can handle more simultaneous read and write operations.
NVMe SSDs are also designed to be more energy efficient than traditional SATA SSDs, consuming less power, generating less heat, and having a longer lifespan. This energy efficiency is particularly useful for laptops and mobile devices, where battery life is critical.
Available in various form factors such as M.2 and U.2, NVMe SSDs are suitable for different types of devices, from laptops and ultrabooks to desktops and workstations. No matter what kind of device you use, an NVMe SSD can offer superior performance and reliability.
In summary, if you're looking for a storage solution that offers fast data transfer rates, high performance, and energy efficiency, then an NVMe SSD is a great choice. With its advanced flash memory technology, high IOPS rate, and PCIe interface, an NVMe SSD can help boost your system's performance and responsiveness while consuming less power and generating less heat.
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