Crucial P1 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD Review

Here are the technical data according to the manufacturer …

Manufacturer Crucial
Article number CT1000P1SSD8
Capacity 1000GB (NAND)
Interface PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe
Cache 1x 1GB LPDDR3
Controller Silicon Motion SM2263EN
Flash Type Micron 64 Layer 3D QLC NAND – Quad-Level-Cell
Size M.2 2280 (80 x 22 x 3.5mm)
Weight approx. 10 grams
Speed Read up to 2000MB/s / write up to 1700MB/s
MTBF 1.5 million hours, 200 TB total bytes written (TBW), which corresponds to approx. 109 GB per day for over 5 years.
Miscellaneous SMART Support – Self-Monitoring and Reporting Technology, TRIM, Adaptive Temperature Protection, Active Garbage Collection.

Here is a screenshot of the CrystalDiskInfo SSD and HDD information software. As with the previous Micron SSDs, the Crucial SSD is equipped with a temperature sensor that can be correctly queried with Microsoft Windows 10. By the way, temperatures above 40°C are even in idle on M.2 SSDs and temperatures well over 50°C are not uncommon under load, but we’ll go back to the M.2 temperatures on the practical testing page.

Crucial P1 1TB M.2 NVMe Layout, design and features …