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Ever wonder why your phone responds faster than your computer? It's because your phone runs on flash memory. Add flash to your laptop or desktop computer with the Crucial® BX500 SSD, the easiest way to get all the speed of a new computer without the price. Accelerate everything.
Improve Performance 

Boot up faster. 
Load files quicker. 
Improve overall system 
responsiveness for all your 
computing needs. 
Tools for Easy Installation 

Our simple instructions, 
cloning software, and 
how-to videos make 
installation straightforward. 
Millions of people have 
upgraded with a Crucial SSD. 
Award-Winning Support 

Our expert support team 
has your questions 
covered. Reach out via 
phone, chat, email, 
or our community forum.
3-year Limited Warranty3 

Our heritage of award-winning 
SSDs are backed by thousands 
of validation hours, dozens of 
qualification tests, and a 3-year 
limited warranty. 

 
Crucial P5
Crucial BX500 SSD
 
Crucial P5
Crucial BX500 SSD
Price
Capacities
250GB, 500GB
250GB, 500GB, 1IT, 2TB
240GB, 480GB, 1TB, 2TB
250GB, 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 4TB
Form Factor
M.2
M.2
2.5" 
2.5" and M.2
Interface
NVMe PCIe Gen 3
NVMe 
SATA
SATA
Sequential Read Speed
Up to 2300MB/s
Up to 3400MB/s
Up to 540MB/s
Up to 560MB/s
Sequential Write Speed
Up to 1150MB/s
Up to 3000MB/s
Up to 500MB/s
Up to 510MB/s
Optimal For
Gamers, professionals, entry-level designers

Technical influencers, professional designers, gamers, CAD/engineers 

Universal, value-conscious users

Professionals, upgraders & college students

Product Q&A

Is the BX500 compatible with my system?

It works with most systems but we recommend you research your computer's requirements to ensure compatibility. 

How easy is it to install the BX500?

Easy. It comes with installation instructions and step-by-step videos to walk you through the process.

Does the BX500 come with software to transfer my data?

Yes, it comes with Acronis True Image for Crucial. 

What is the warranty for the BX500?

Warranty valid for three years from the original date of purchase or before writing the maximum total bytes written (TBW) as published in the product datasheet and measured in the product's SMART data, whichever comes first.

If I have questions, does the BX500 come with support?

Yes. We have a Customer Support team and they're pretty awesome. Give us a call toll-free at 1-800-336-8915.
1.Speed comparison based on published specs of the Crucial BX500 and the 1TB Western Digital® Caviar Blue™ internal hard drive (WD10EZEX), which as of July 2018, is one of the industry’s top-selling internal hard drives. 
    2.Active average power use comparison based on published specs of the 480GB Crucial BX500 SSD and the 1TB Western Digital® Caviar Blue™ WD10EZEX internal hard drive, which as of July 2018, is one of the industry’s top-selling internal hard drives. 
      3.Warranty valid for three years from the original date of purchase or before writing the maximum total bytes written (TBW) as published on our website and as measured in the product’s SMART data, whichever comes first. 
        4.Some of the storage capacity is used for formatting and other purposes and is not available for data storage. 1GB equals 1 billion bytes. Not all capacities available at initial launch. 
          5.Typical I/O performance numbers as measured using CrystalDiskMark® with a queue depth of 32 and write cache enabled. Fresh out-of-box (FOB) state is assumed. For performance measurement purposes, the SSD may be restored to FOB state using the secure erase command. System variations will affect measured results.

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