Crucial M500 SSD Series Hit Retail

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Crucial have today announced the immediate availability of the Crucial M500 solid state drive. Featuring terabyte-class capacity, increased response times and an advanced feature set, the Crucial M500 SSD is available now through select global channel partners and at crucia. The 2.5-inch drives are available in 120GB, 240GB, 480GB, and 960GB capacities with MSRPs of US $129.99, $219.99, $399.99, and $599.99, respectively.

Product Highlights:

  • Offered in 120GB, 240GB, 480GB, and 960GB capacities
  • Available in 2.5-inch, mSATA, and M.2
  • Three-year limited warranty

Enhanced Features:

  • Enables hardware-based encryption with an advanced 256-bit AES encryption engine and custom firmware that meets TCG Opal 2.0 and IEEE-1667 standards
  • Hold Up capacitors are used to ensure no data loss in the event of an unexpected power loss
  • Adaptive thermal monitoring system (thermister and microcontroller) assists with temperature challenges in some ultrathin or embedded designs

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