Crucial P2 500Gb SSD tech review
Crucial's P2 SSD works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard. Detailed characteristics of this SSD in our article.
P2 (500Gb) produced by Crucial is powered by Phison E13 controller. The P2 comes equipped with Micron TLC flash memory. SSD besides, available in 250 Gb capacity.
Performance and benchmarks
Drive works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard with maximum read speeds 2300 MB/s, and write speeds 1150 Mbps. P2 has IOPS 295000 on reading and 430000 on writing operations per second.
Endurance and warranty
Crucial give 5 years warranty period limited by 300 TBW.
|Interface||M.2 3.0 x 4|
|Memory type||Micron TLC|
|Read speed (Mb/s)||2300|
|Write speed (Mb/s)||1150|
|MTBF (million hours)||n/a|
P2 (500Gb) produced by Crucial support PCIe Gen3 that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe 4. The write speed is 1150 Mbps, that is slower than has most of rivals. The SSD provide possibility to write 300 TBW, that is not very much compared to closest competitors. When everything is weighed in the balance, Crucial P2 500Gb has more disadvantages and we strongly do not advise to spend money for it.
- Slow writing speed
- PCIe 3.0
- Writing speed
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