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CRUCIAL CT240M500SSD1 240GB 2.5 SSD M500 CT3808330

  • 2.5"
  • 240GB
  • SATA III
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Learn more about the Crucial CT240M500SSD1

General

Brand
Crucial
Series
M500
Model
CT240M500SSD1
Device Type
Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
Used For
Consumer

Physical

Form Factor
2.5"
Capacity
240GB
Memory Components
MLC
Interface
SATA III
Controller
Marvell
Height
7mm

Performance

Max Sequential Read
Up to 500MB/s
Max Sequential Write
Up to 250MB/s
4KB Random Read
Up to 72,000 IOPS
4KB Random Write
Up to 60,000 IOPS
MTBF
1,200,000 hours

Features

Features
Dramatically faster than a hard drive, the Crucial M500 SSD isn't just a storage upgrade - it's a complete system transformation.

Designed to keep your system up to speed with today's multitasking demands that often require instant and simultaneous connections with friends, apps, websites, downloads, and playlists, the Crucial M500 delivers nearly instantaneous boot times, powerful data transfer speeds, increased multitasking capability, and rock-solid reliability - all at an affordable price.

Available in capacities up to terabyte-class, the Crucial M500 has passed hundreds of SSD quality tests and over a thousand hours of prerelease validation testing. Don't settle for anything less.

Controller: Marvell 88SS9187 with Micron Custom Firmware

Endurance: 72TB total bytes written (TBW), equal to 40GB per day for 5 years

Environmental

Operating Temperature
0°C ~ +70°C

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Robert B.
  • 7/31/2014 6:15:53 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSolid Drive

This review is from: CRUCIAL CT240M500SSD1 240GB 2.5 SSD M500 CT3808330

Pros: Have it running the last 3 two weeks no issues. The install drive and loaded it with a tone of programs and still only half full.

Cons: No issues as of yet.

Other Thoughts: "Part of my new Build:
- 850W Gaming 120MM Fan Silent ATX Power Supply SATA 12V
- Cooler Master Elite 130 - Mini-ITX Computer Case with Mesh Front Panel and Water Cooling Support
- GIGABYTE GA-F2A88XN-WIFI FM2+ / FM2 AMD A88X (Bolton D4) SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI Mini ITX AMD Motherboard
- AMD A10-6800K Richland 4.1GHz (4.4GHz Turbo) Socket FM2 100W Quad-Core Desktop Processor - Black Edition AMD Radeon HD 8670D
- Patriot Viper 3 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 15000) Desktop Memory Model PV316G186C0K
- Crucial M500 CT240M500SSD1 7mm (with 9.5mm adapter) 2.5"" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
- Thermaltake Water 3.0 Performer (CLW0222) Water/Liquid CPU Cooler 120MM
- ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM
- Western Digital WD Green WD20EZRX 2TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5"" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive
- SAPPHIRE 100359-2GL Radeon HD 7730 2GB 128-Bit DDR3 PCI Express 3.0 CrossFireX Support Video Card(UEFI)"

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  • Ryan W.
  • 7/29/2014 7:05:57 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsDoes its job

This review is from: CRUCIAL CT240M500SSD1 240GB 2.5 SSD M500 CT3808330

Pros: You can't beat the price per gb for ssd. It also is significantly faster than an hdd. It took my windows index rating for disk drive from a 5.9 to a 6.9.

Cons: It maybe isn't the fastest ssd out there but its also not the most expensive

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  • Mike T.
  • 7/28/2014 9:38:16 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsnot bad for a games drive.

This review is from: CRUCIAL CT240M500SSD1 240GB 2.5 SSD M500 CT3808330

Pros: I purchased this with a wd black to replace a raid i had that was on its way out. after the ungodly long amount of time it took to transfer 2.5 tb of data to my new drives i noticed that this drive helped the micro stutter i was noticing with my old raid drives. games play a lot smoother now and even though this isnt being used as an OS drive everything feels a lot snappier now that its in AHCI mode as opposed to raid (i blame that on the 2 dead drives)

Cons: none whatsoever. i cant even find anything to be picky about

Other Thoughts: the packaging was decent, it goes along with my 60gb crucial M4 OS drive and all is well with my system. couldn't be happier for $179. this was a great purchase.

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  • Chris L.
  • 7/28/2014 6:03:16 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: CRUCIAL CT240M500SSD1 240GB 2.5 SSD M500 CT3808330

Pros: Good Price, good quality, good reputation. Its a SSD so theres not too much else to say. remember to do your homework, i forgot about tossing this in a PC first and formatting it and all that jazz. Sucked to remember all that after wiring up and setting my whole case up. Popped it into another windows PC and formatted and all that, i was good to go 20 minutes later. Its stupid fast compared to my old Raptor. Average boot time is around 17 seconds from cold off to waiting on me at a desktop.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: 4670K I-5
ASRock Z97 Pro4
16 Gb Gskill Ram
R7 265 Radeon
240 Gb Crucial SSD

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  • Lorne C.
  • 7/26/2014 2:58:51 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggs1 of 3 has died, impossible to get RMA

This review is from: CRUCIAL CT240M500SSD1 240GB 2.5 SSD M500 CT3808330

Pros: Fast

Cons: Of three units I have ordered in the past year, one died after about six months of daily use. I have been trying repeatedly through the Crucial website to get an RMA, with absolutely no response.

I understand units occasionally fail, but now I have low confidence with using these as primary drives, and given the RMA experience will never buy another Crucial product.

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  • Neumann V.
  • 7/26/2014 12:06:37 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWindows 7 x64 speedy

This review is from: CRUCIAL CT240M500SSD1 240GB 2.5 SSD M500 CT3808330

Pros: Fast, it might not be the fastest but if you come from platters then you know this is an upgrade..

You get speed an improvement for your bucks, and space too it is really good, no heat , no noise Windows boots fast improves performance...

Can't complain..,

Cons: none.

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  • Anonymous
  • 7/23/2014 5:24:10 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsUnreliable

This review is from: CRUCIAL CT240M500SSD1 240GB 2.5 SSD M500 CT3808330

Pros: Was fast and worked well.

Cons: After about 2 months, it stopped working properly. It only blue screen now. It will run for 5 minutes and then blue screen. I've reinstalled windows and it doesn't help. I've gone back to my old HDD because it works properly. I had it for just long enough that I can't send it back to get it fixed (Crucial troubleshooting made me take just long enough) so now I'm the proud owner of a $240 paperweight.

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  • George D.
  • 7/19/2014 3:01:52 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsSSD Cruial

This review is from: CRUCIAL CT240M500SSD1 240GB 2.5 SSD M500 CT3808330

Pros: Its a SSD so the load times are shorter than HD drive

Cons: Crucial SSD cant Raid with 990fx motherboards. No one has come up with the right driver to install so Windows can see the raid setup. Bios set raid just fine!

Other Thoughts: If any one has m4a99fx pro r2.0 and has raid 0 with crucial 240 Gb M500 SSD running in windows go to crucial web forums and put it on there so maybe all of us can get it Raid up and running.

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  • Anonymous
  • 7/12/2014 3:29:11 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsHas Linux Issues..

This review is from: CRUCIAL CT240M500SSD1 240GB 2.5 SSD M500 CT3808330

Pros: Great price and speed.

Cons: All Crucial M500 drives have been blacklisted in new Linux O/S versions. The Queued Trim operation for these drives have been automatically disabled by the Linux kernel because the Queued Trim operation leads to data corruption in them. No Trim operation means reduced/slow write speeds! This has been a known issue for several months now so think twice if you are planning on using Linux with this drive.

Other Thoughts: Not sure if Queued Trim is working or is being used properly in Windows XP/7/8/8.1 either.. so maybe check into this before purchasing to see if the problem applies here too.

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  • Clark T.
  • 7/4/2014 12:06:00 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsKiller...

This review is from: CRUCIAL CT240M500SSD1 240GB 2.5 SSD M500 CT3808330

Pros: REALLY.... REALLY Fast!!!! If you want a affordable ssd and don't want to brake the bank this is where to go. Crucial has always been a great company and there SSD's are no exception.

Cons: Non so far... very reliable....

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