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Crucial Launches Blazing Fast T500 NVMe SSD for Gamers and Creators

Crucial's new T500 SSD leverages advanced 3D NAND technology to deliver lightning-fast speeds up to 7,400MB/s read and 7,000MB/s write


Micron Technology has announced the launch of the Crucial T500 NVMe SSD, engineered to enhance performance for gamers and content creators.

With sequential read and write speeds up to 7,400MB/s and 7,000MB/s respectively, the T500 enables gamers to load games up to 16% faster compared to previous generation SSDs. It also allows content creators to achieve up to 42% faster performance in creative applications.

The T500 leverages Micron’s advanced 232-layer 3D NAND technology, delivering best-in-class read/write speeds and 40% higher performance per watt. It’s now available in 500GB, 1TB and 2TB capacities, with a 4TB version coming in 2024.

For gamers, the T500 provides quicker game texture loading and reduced CPU utilization with Microsoft’s DirectStorage API. The SSD is an easy upgrade for PlayStation 5 consoles or high-end gaming PCs.

For creators producing 4K or 8K video, the T500 SSD enables faster project workflows and reduced render times. Both the heatsink and non-heatsink versions fit a wide range of desktops, laptops and workstations.

“With growing game libraries and creative applications demanding higher bandwidth, the Crucial T500 unleashes next-gen system performance,” said Micron’s Jonathan Weech.

The Crucial T500 NVMe SSD starts at $74.99 and is available worldwide from Crucial.com and leading retailers.