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Crucial - MX500 500 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive

( 4.6 Average / 15 Ratings )




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500 GB


M.2 (B+M)

Form Factor






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Merchant Base Promo Shipping Tax Availability Total
Alternate Belgium €74.90 +€3.99 s/h In stock €78.89
Bytes At Work €77.00 +€4.95 s/h €81.95

Price History (Excluding Tax) History:


Invvard 18 points 11 months ago
from completed build 2018 .NET C# Developer Build

I don't do a lot of creative work (well, development is creative work but not "video" creative) that would require bandwith as large as the one the Samsung 960 EVO offers, so I went with this very not expensive SSD and it works very well, with a steady throughput : I tried copying files between USB3 and SSD and my USB3 wrote steadily at it top speed around 80MB/s !

zazazachary 11 points 9 months ago
from completed build I5 8400 + 1060-6G

It maybe not so fast, but enough for me. The only reason I bought this storage is because of the price is really cheap as a SSD. the M2 contact is very easy to install and no cable problems. Very good for the price.

musashin 4 points 6 months ago
from completed build Silent Stream PC

Great speed, boots to desktop in something like 10 seconds.

slumbdog 14 points 6 months ago

Went with this on recommendations after originally planning on 970 Evo. Half the price and I'm not sure I'd notice the speed. I'm pleased so many folks pointed to these.

LegendaryToast 22 points 5 months ago
from completed build The Ultimate Office build for Mom

Performance close to the 860 EVO and was cheaper too. Will be plenty of fast storage for my mom.

Dustyyy 8 points 2 months ago
from completed build 2019 Build

Extremely quick!!

msbcool 7 points 2 months ago
from completed build 1080p AMD mATX build

I got this for $54. Amazing price. Installation was a breeze (it comes with two screws), and it's super fast. For gaming, SATA will suffice, however, if you're doing heavier work, NVMe will be better for you. The 500gb fills up fast, so depending on the games you play, you might want to get a bigger one.

ninnilla1 7 points 2 months ago

Easy installation and less cables to manage

ninnilla1 2 points 2 months ago

Less cables

rogerrally 7 points 2 months ago
from completed build Home Linux PC for 2019

First time using a M.2 drive in a desktop, but it makes for a much cleaner build as no additional cabling is required for the SSD.