Crucial P3 Plus 1Tb NVMe SSD review

Posted on November 26, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Crucial's P3 Plus NVMe SSD works on PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4 interface. Read below about this NVMe SSD on our page.

Crucial P3 Plus 1Tb NVMe SSD review

Crucial's 1Tb P3 Plus internal SSD use Phison E21T. This SSD has Dynamic-Random Access Memory (HMB) to keep a map of where data is located on the storage. The P3 Plus comes equipped with Micron QLC memory. Internal SSD is offered also in 3 capacities, including 2 Tb, 500 Gb and 4 Tb volume sizes.

Performance and benchmarks

SSD use PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4 interface with write speeds 4100 MB/s, and sequential read speeds 4800 MB/s. It also has input/output performance 680000 on reading and 800000 on writing operations.

Endurance and warranty

Crucial give 5 years of warranty limited by endurance 800 Total Bytes Written.

Specs

Category Value
Capacity 1 Tb
Interface M.2 4.0 x 4
Controller Phison E21T
Memory type Micron QLC
DRAM (HMB)
Read speed (Mb/s) 4800
Write speed (Mb/s) 4100
Read IOPS 680000
Write IOPS 800000
Endurance (TBW) 800
MTBF (million hours) n/a
Warranty (years) 5

Conclusion

Crucial P3 Plus 1Tb may work on PCIe Gen4 that is undoubtedly faster than previous bus standard. The sequential write speed is 4100 Mbps, that is okay for this interface. The drive can write 800 TBW, that is good in comparison with nearest rivals. After evaluating all the facts, our editor highly recommend to have Crucial P3 Plus 1Tb for your PC.

+ Pros

  • Good writing speed
  • PCIe 4.0
  • Capacity
  • Endurance

- Cons

  • None

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Video Review

$95 PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD tested - Crucial P3 Plus 1TB Review

FAQ

The Crucial P3 Plus has (HMB). Which means that the drive uses the system's random-access memory for its own activities. Dynamic Random-Access Memory makes drive faster, but also more expensive.

The Crucial P3 Plus due to the low density of memory chips able to work without additional cooling systems. Some motherboards designed with additional cooling below or above the storage to enhance productivity during high loads.

The P3 Plus 1Tb has maximum write speed 4100 Mb/s, read speed 4800 Mbps. It works on Phison E21T controller and M.2 4.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The memory type is Micron QLC.
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