Micron M500 480GB
Micron M500 480GB
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Micron M500 480GB review: 12 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 960 Pro 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.
400MB/s
Western Digital Black PCIe 1TB: 2800MB/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.
80000IOPS
Intel Optane 905P U.2 480GB: 550000IOPS

4. internal storage

480GB
Samsung 860 Pro 4TB 2.5": 4096GB

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.
80000IOPS
Intel Optane 905P U.2 480GB: 575000IOPS

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

7mm
Samsung 950 Pro 256GB: 2.2mm

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" 250GB: 256

9. height

69.85mm
Western Digital Black PCIe 1TB: 22mm

10. shock resistance

It is more resistant to impact and falls.
1500G
Western Digital Black PCIe 1TB: 1500G

11. weight

70g
Western Digital PC SN520 M.2 2230 512GB: 3.5g

12. width

100.45mm
Western Digital PC SN520 M.2 2230 512GB: 30mm

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