Crucial MX300 2TB SSD Review

Here are the SSD specs according to the manufacturer …

Manufacturer Crucial
Article number CT2050MX300SSD1
Capacity 2050 GB (NAND)
Interface SATA3 6 GB/s
Cache 2x 512 MB LPDDR3
Controller Marvell 88SS1074
Flash Type Micron 3D TLC – Triple-Level-Cell
Size 2.5″ (100.45 x 69.85 x 7mm)
Weight approx. 70 grams
Speed Read up to 530MB/s up to 510MB/s write
MTBF 1.5 million hours to 360 TB total bytes written (TBW), which corresponds to 197 GB per day for over 5 years.
Miscellaneous SMART Support – Self-Monitoring and Reporting Technology, ECC – Error Correction Code, TRIM, Thermal Monitoring, Adaptive Thermal Protection, Active Garbage Collection, DEVSLP – Device Sleep Extreme Low Power Mode, 256-Bit AES-Encryption, TCG Opal 2.0 compliant firmware, RAIN, Power Loss Protection, Dynamic Write Acceleration, Four Layers Exclusive Data Defense.

Here is a screenshot of the CrystalDiskInfo 7.0.5 SSD and HDD information software, where is immediately noticeable, that this Crucial SSD is also equipped with a temperature sensor.

Crucial MX300 2050 GB Layout, design and features …