The CT480BX500SSD1 is a 2.5-inch SATA solid-state drive from Crucial, with a storage capacity of 480GB. This drive is designed to replace traditional hard disk drives (HDDs) in laptops and desktop computers, offering faster data access times, improved system performance, and greater reliability.
The BX500 series of SSDs use 3D NAND technology, which allows for higher storage capacities and improved performance compared to traditional planar NAND technology. This SSD has a SATA III 6Gbps interface, which is the standard interface for most computers and provides fast data transfer speeds.
The CT480BX500SSD1 has a read speed of up to 540MB/s and a write speed of up to 500MB/s, which means that it can transfer large files quickly and load programs faster. It also has built-in features to help protect your data, such as power loss immunity and hardware-based encryption.
This SSD is easy to install in most laptops and desktops that support SATA drives. It comes with instructions and a cloning software to make the data transfer process simple and straightforward. Overall, the CT480BX500SSD1 is a reliable and affordable option for those looking to upgrade their computer's storage capacity and performance.
The Crucial BX500 480GB 2.5 inch SATA 6Gb/s solid state drive is designed for high performance in terms of read and write speeds, as well as overall system responsiveness. With sequential read speeds of up to 540MB/s and sequential write speeds of up to 500MB/s, it offers fast data transfer and loading times for applications and files.
In addition to its fast speeds, the BX500 also uses advanced features like dynamic write acceleration and error correction to maintain optimal performance and reliability over time. It also has a durable design that can withstand shock and vibration, making it a reliable choice for both desktop and mobile computing applications.
Compatibility and Installation
The CT480BX500SSD1 Crucial 480GB BX500 2.5 Inch SATA 6GBPS Solid State Drive is designed to be compatible with a wide range of desktop and laptop computers that support the SATA interface.
Installation of the drive is fairly straightforward and involves the following steps:
- Power down the computer and unplug it from the power source.
- Open the case of the computer or remove the back panel of the laptop to access the drive bays.
- Locate an available 2.5 inch drive bay and remove any existing drive from it.
- Install the CT480BX500SSD1 drive into the bay by aligning the connectors and gently pressing it in.
- Secure the drive in place with screws or other mounting hardware provided by your computer manufacturer.
- Close the computer case or replace the back panel of the laptop.
- Power on the computer and verify that the drive is detected by the system BIOS or UEFI firmware.
- Install the operating system or transfer data to the new drive as needed.
Note that some older computers may not support the SATA III (6Gbps) interface and may require a firmware update or adapter card to work with this drive. It's always a good idea to consult your computer's documentation or the manufacturer's website for compatibility information before purchasing and installing any new storage device.
- Manufacturer: Crucial
- Part Number or SKU# CT480BX500SSD1
- Product Type: Solid State Drive
- Capacity: 480GB
- Form Factor : 2.5inch
- Interface : SATA-6GBPS
- Sequential Read : 540 Mb/s
- Sequential Write : 500 Mb/s
Product Dimensions & Weight
- Height: 0.63 Inch
- Width: 3.10 Inch
- Depth: 5.45 Inch
- Weight: 1.50 Lbs
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.
SATA 6GB/S SSD (Solid State Drive)
When high-end computer or server hardware comes into the picture, it is always a great idea to push the performance bar higher. Until users begin to use devices that are faster than conventional disks, then some benchmark grades would be significantly hampered. This is where SATA drives come into the picture.
SATA drives remain the most commonly used storage devices in mid-range PCs and desktop computers. They are compatible with several computer motherboards and operating systems. As such, they are one of the best storage solutions available. SATA drives are also typically used in popular gaming consoles.
They offer impressive storage capacity and excellent transmission speed. Now, the magic of SSDs is in the dazzling amount of data they send through SATA ports. Not only do they do that, but the solid-state technology allows them to respond to storage requirements efficiently. They do this with the fastest of speeds.
Their response time is incredible, allowing users across different levels to enjoy their use. The evolution of SSDs has seen them have much faster transfer rates. In addition to offering faster response times, these drives can almost saturate the entirety of a SATA port.
SATA 6GB/S Benefits
Users wonder about the need for or the benefits of adopting the SATA 6GB/S technology. This may result from hard drives current inability to fill the SATA 3.0 pipe at the 6GB/S speeds. However, SATA III ports now support bandwidths that are up to 6GBPs. There are several benefits to gain from using solid-state drives with a SATA 6GB S interface.
SATA 6GB S SSD Improved Performance
Users should expect improved performances and cache-efficient desktop applications. This interface would ensure that operations such as graphics design, video editing, and gaming become a lot faster. Compatible solid-state drives will reach faster sequential read-write speed rates. That way, users will see improved user experience and productivity, regardless of the activity they perform.
Compatibility SSD SATA 6.0 GB S
Another great advantage of these drives is that they work well with older components. They are backward compatible with SATA II and SATA I interfaces. Therefore, users do not need to change their old PCs or desktop computers before using these drives.
Improved Space Management
When compared to the PATA connectors, SATA drives are much smaller. This allows them to adapt to even the smallest PC cases, enabling better airflow among components. The SATA 6GBPS drives are suitable for connecting SSDs and optical drives to a motherboard. They do this without taking much space, thanks to the flat designs.
Bigger Cache Memories SATA 6.0 gb s
Renowned disk drive vendors are now equipping these drives with bigger and faster cache memories. This way, any application in use can predict what data a user is likely to need next. With this, they help to increase data transfer rates of SATA 6GBPS SSD with smart fetching and caching algorithms. The technology ensures no delay in retrieving information that has been pre-fetched and stored in the cache.
The Ultimate Performance Booster
Incremental investment in SATA 6GB/S drives can yield incredible improvement in performance. They have been amplified for higher capacities to be the mainstream high-performance devices.
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