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Crucial M500 CT240M500SSD1 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

  • 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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  • Cody P.
  • 10/21/2014 10:27:07 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFast!!!!!

This review is from: Crucial M500 CT240M500SSD1 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Extremely fast boot times and transfer times. Windows 8.1 starts up in under 5 seconds with the right configuration of the SSD. It had a little over 200GB left with Windows 8.1 installed with Office 2007 and all the updates.

Cons: Not free

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  • Gregory B.
  • 10/18/2014 3:10:57 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSo far so good

This review is from: Crucial M500 CT240M500SSD1 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Super fast, use it for ubuntu. Hoping it will last forever (I've had it since June 2014).

Cons: None so far

Other Thoughts: Needed a mounting bracket to fit in my 3.5" desktop bay.

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  • Robbie B.
  • 10/16/2014 12:09:28 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest investment ever

This review is from: Crucial M500 CT240M500SSD1 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: -Insane boot times, It's hard to tolerate spinning hard drive start ups anymore.
-Insane load times, I can't even read the tips in the Skyrim loading scenes. (Almost a con xD)
-Good price

Cons: Somewhat difficult to transfer over OS to SSD. Does not include software for HDD imaging like Samsung. However, freeware worked fine.

Other Thoughts: Nice price

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  • Peter B.
  • 10/15/2014 7:04:06 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent Drive

This review is from: Crucial M500 CT240M500SSD1 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: This drive is fast and was an easy install. I used this drive model to upgrade Dell Optiplex 755 desktop, Optiplex 760 & 780 mini-towers, and Latitude E5500 laptop computers. Use the Mushkin drive adapter MKNSSDBRKT2535 to mount the drive in the Dell carrier for the desktop and mini-tower. Still going strong after many months and constant usage.

Cons: Nothing crucial. Sorry.

Other Thoughts: As a precaution, I upgraded the firmware - turns out, I didn't need to. Firmware upgrade was a snap.
Make sure the PC BIOS is upgraded to the latest version too.

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  • Brad R.
  • 10/1/2014 9:01:52 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks great

This review is from: Crucial M500 CT240M500SSD1 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Very fast and no issues so far

Cons: None so far

Other Thoughts: Just a good, fast, SSD...

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  • Greg D.
  • 9/25/2014 9:34:22 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsStats Not Included

This review is from: Crucial M500 CT240M500SSD1 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Fast and reliable. I'm not going to quote stats or complain because it only hits 90% of it. This thing is way ahead of spinning media and I put it in an old Core i3 laptop to breath some life back into it. It did just that. My wife used to start the laptop and do some random things while waiting for it to boot. Now she says it is there before she can even get out of her chair.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: This was my 3rd SSD purchase in as many weeks. This Crucial seems to be holding up quite well. I had hoped it would provide our laptop with increased run time but so far it has not. I won't dock it for that as my expectations may be unrealistic.

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  • Christopher B.
  • 9/19/2014 8:55:33 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: Crucial M500 CT240M500SSD1 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Crucial Quality and Service.
Fast and reliable.

Cons: none so far

Other Thoughts: I bought 4 of these to use in a RAID 0 (attached to an LSI 9260-8i).
I'm having absolutely no problems with any of them at all so far.
two of them had the latest firmware, while the other two were one rev down. They are working fine together as is, but it's best to keep all firmware fully up to date.
Note that if you use these on a RAID controller, you won't be able to upgrade the firmware until you connect them to a SATA port on your mainboard most likely

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  • Michael G.
  • 9/12/2014 8:41:31 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsOverall Great.

This review is from: Crucial M500 CT240M500SSD1 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Overall a great drive, runs cool, basically plug & play. Price at the time was great, and even better now.

Cons: Needed to upgrade firmware from U03 to U05 as the stock must have been older. Even with the new firmware the power on hours are inaccurate.

Other Thoughts: Overall I like to pick SSD's that are a little older (6-8 months) as to keep the bugs to a minimum. This drive delivered a trouble free configuration and shows a great track record.

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  • Anonymous
  • 9/11/2014 9:17:07 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsUpdate to my previous post...

This review is from: Crucial M500 CT240M500SSD1 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: 4 of the 6 drives work great.

Cons: I have been forced to work with tech support to get two replacement drives for the defective units. While their support was helpful, and I really like the chat support option, their procedures are flawed. I have been told to ship the defective parts back at my expense so I can wait even more time for replacements to be sent out. When I asked if they offer an advanced shipment arrangement, they told me I had to purchase two new drives, then return the defective drives for a full refund, minus tax and shipping. This disappoints my greatly since the defective drives are blue screening multiple times per day, but would still allow me to clone the data to the replacement drives.

Two eggs for the return process.

Other Thoughts: If it works, its great.

If its broke, good luck.

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  • juan m.
  • 9/6/2014 10:11:38 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

1 out of 5 eggsBad Drive

This review is from: Crucial M500 CT240M500SSD1 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: None!

Cons: Got drive Partitioned it, copied 20 gigs never came back up ,drive wont initialize after data copy!!!!

Other Thoughts: Got drive Partitioned it, copied 20 gigs never came back, drive wont initialize!!!

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