Crucial M500 960GB
Crucial M500 960GB
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Crucial M500 960GB review: 13 facts and highlights

1. sequential read speed

The maximum sequential read speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can read data.
500MB/s
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe M.2 2280 2TB: 3500MB/s

2. sequential write speed

The maximum sequential write speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can write data.
130MB/s
Intel DC P4510 Series 8TB: 3000MB/s

3. maximum random write speed

The maximum random write speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can write data.
35000IOPS
Intel Optane 905P U.2 480GB: 550000IOPS

4. internal storage

960GB
Intel DC P4510 Series 8TB: 8000GB

5. random read speed

The maximum random read speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can read data.
62000IOPS
Silicon Power AIC3C0P 800GB: 750000IOPS

6. MTBF

MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) is the manufacturer’s estimation of the average time for a device to fail.
1.2million hours
PhotoFast GMonster IDE V4 1.8" 32GB: 10million hours

7. thickness

9.5mm
Intel 600p 128GB: 1.5mm

8. bits of encryption supported

AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) encryption is a widely used method to secure data. There are three levels of encryption (128, 192 and 256) with 256-bit being the strongest.
256
Crucial MX500 2.5" 2TB: 256

9. warranty period

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
3
Crucial MX500 2.5" 1TB: 60

10. width

100mm
Western Digital Blue 1TB M.2 2280: 22mm

11. weight

70g
Toshiba OCZ RC100 M.2 2242 120GB: 3g

12. temperature under load

The temperature when it is in heavy use.
70°C
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB: 2.9°C

13. height

69.85mm
Toshiba OCZ RC100 M.2 2242 120GB: 22mm

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