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CRUCIAL BX300 SSD

You don't need a new computer — just the Crucial BX300 SSD

The Crucial BX300 SSD is a legacy product and is no longer available.

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Ever wonder why your phone works as soon as you push a button, yet your computer takes forever? The reason is simple: Your phone runs on flash memory technology, while your computer runs on an outdated hard drive. It’s possible – in fact, it’s easy – to get the same near-instant speed you expect from your phone out of your computer. Upgrading to the Crucial BX300 SSD is perhaps the easiest way to get all the speed of a new computer without the price. When we say it’s easy, here’s what we mean.

300% faster than a 
typical hard drive1

45x more energy efficient than a typical hard drive2

Easy installation

Capacities up to 480GB

Easy speed

Fix your slow computer and feel good about using it again! Load apps and save files immediately with the Crucial BX300, which accesses data over 300% faster than a hard drive.1 That’s how you get the immediate responsiveness you expect. Changing your storage drive is the proven way to speed up startup times – making your computer start almost as soon as you press the power button and improving almost every aspect of computer performance.

Easy efficiency

Run your computer cooler, quieter, and faster with 45x the energy efficiency of a typical hard drive – and extend your laptop’s battery life.2 Reducing system temperatures also helps lengthen the life of your computer and the components within it, which is an inherent advantage of SSD technology. Since SSDs don’t use small mechanical parts that are prone to failure like you’ll find in hard drives, they’re an easy way to improve the health and efficiency of your computer.

Easy installation

Opening your computer and updating your storage drive can seem complicated and intimidating if you’ve never done it before, but our straightforward, easy-to-follow instructions and videos make it so anyone can install an SSD! Millions of people worldwide have chosen a Crucial SSD – it really is easy.

Easy decision: Replace your hard drive with the Crucial BX300

Booting up, loading things, and transferring and saving files aren’t complicated actions, but a slow and outdated hard drive makes them take forever. SSDs use new flash storage technology to make your computer work almost instantly. You don’t need a new computer – just the Crucial BX300 SSD.

Crucial BX300 SSD specs

120GB

240GB

480GB

PART NUMBER

CT120BX300SSD1

CT240BX300SSD1

CT480BX300SSD1

BOX CONTENTS

2.5-inch 7mm SSD SATA 6Gb/s, 7mm to 9.5mm spacer, data migration software key, installation instructions

SEQUENTIAL READ MB/s5

555

555

555

SEQUENTIAL WRITE MB/s5

510

510

510

RANDOM READ IOPS

45k

84k

95k

Random Write IOPS5

90k

90k

90k

  1. Speed comparison based on published specs of the Crucial BX300 and the 1TB Western Digital Caviar Blue internal hard drive (WD10EZEX), which as of June 2017, 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 BX300 SSD and the 1TB Western Digital® Caviar Blue™ WD10EZEX internal hard drive, which as of June 2017, is one of the industry’s top-selling internal hard drives.
  3. Based on the published specs of the 480GB model. Speeds based on internal testing. Actual performance may vary.