Crucial BX300 480 GB SSD Review

Here are the SSD specs according to the manufacturer …

Manufacturer Crucial
Article number CT480BX300SSD1
Capacity 480 GB (NAND)
Interface SATA3 6 GB/s
Cache 512 MB LPDDR3
Controller Silicon Motion SMI 2258
Flash Type Micron 3D MLC – Multi-Level-Cell
Size 2.5″ (100.45 x 69.85 x 7mm)
Weight approx. 50 grams
Speed Read up to 555MB/s up to 510MB/s write
MTBF 1.5 million hours to 160 TB total bytes written (TBW), which corresponds to 88 GB per day for over 5 years.
Miscellaneous SMART Support – Self-Monitoring and Reporting Technology, ECC – Error Correction Code, TRIM, Thermal Monitoring, Active Garbage Collection, DEVSLP – Device Sleep Extreme Low Power Mode, Dynamic Write Acceleration.

Here is a screenshot of the CrystalDiskInfo SSD and HDD information software, where is immediately noticeable, that this Crucial SSD is also equipped with a temperature sensor.

Crucial BX300 480 GB Layout, design and features …