Crucial P5 Plus 500Gb NVMe SSD technical specifications

Posted on November 14, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Crucial's P5 Plus NVMe SSD works on PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4. Detailed characteristics of this NVMe SSD here.

Crucial P5 Plus 500Gb NVMe SSD technical specifications

Crucial's 500Gb P5 Plus use Crucial controller. This drive has DRAM LPDDR4 for mapping data, located on the NVMe SSD. The P5 Plus comes equipped with Micron TLC memory. NVMe SSD also available in 1 Tb and 2 Tb capacities.

Performance and benchmarks

SSD works on PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard with sequential read speeds 6600 Mbps, and maximum write speeds equals to 5000 MB/s. P5 Plus has input/output performance 700000 on writing and 720000 on reading operations.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer give 5 years warranty for this product limited by endurance 1200 Total Bytes Written.


Category Value
Capacity 500 Gb
Interface M.2 4.0 x 4
Controller Crucial
Memory type Micron TLC
Read speed (Mb/s) 6600
Write speed (Mb/s) 5000
Read IOPS 720000
Write IOPS 700000
Endurance (TBW) 1200
MTBF (million hours) n/a
Warranty (years) 5


P5 Plus (500Gb) produced by Crucial use PCIe Gen4 that is undoubtedly faster than PCIe Gen3. The write speed is 5000 Mbps, that is okay for this computer expansion bus standard. The Internal SSD has endurance 1200 TBW, that is perfectly brilliant against nearest competitors. Overall, our editor strongly advise to have Crucial P5 Plus 500Gb for your PC.

+ Pros

  • Good writing speed
  • PCIe 4.0
  • Endurance

- Cons

  • Capacity

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The Crucial P5 Plus has LPDDR4. Dynamic Random-Access Memory in their controller help to improve endurance and IOPS.

The Crucial P5 Plus 500Gb due to the low density of memory chips able to function without further heat sinks. Some motherboards designed with additional cooling above and below the SSD to improve productivity during high loads.

The Crucial P5 Plus 500Gb has write speed 5000 Mb/s, maximum read speed 6600 Mb per second. NVMe works on Crucial controller and M.2 4.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The NAND flash memory type is Micron TLC.
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