Crucial MX200 High Performance SSD Released – See Features, Specs, Price and Availability

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Crucial has recently released the successor to their popular MX100 series SSD, pushing the limits even further with the new Crucial MX200 SSD series. The new MX200 is loaded with new features and is faster than its predecessor. It uses a Micron 16nm MLC NAND and Marvel 889189 controller. Some of its features are Dynamic Write Acceleration, RAIN, Exclusive Data Defense, Adaptive Thermal Protection, Data Path Protection and Power Loss Protection. Check out the rest of its features, specifications, price and availability below.

Crucial MX200 SSD

Crucial MX200 SSD Features

The new Crucial MX200 SSD delivers sequential read and write speeds of up to 555MB/s and 500MB/s, along with random reads and writes up to 100k and 87k IOPS on all file types. Additionally, with an endurance rating up to 320 TBW (total bytes written) on the 1TB model, the Crucial MX200 delivers up to five times more endurance than a typical client SSD.

The Crucial MX200 is also the only consumer drive on the market with Dynamic Write Acceleration, a new and unique technology that enables faster saves and file transfers. Furthermore, the MX200 also offers a host of industry-leading features, including:

  • Best-in-class AES 256-bit encryption to protect data at the highest possible level
  • Exclusive Data Defense to guard against corrupt files
  • Adaptive Thermal Protection to keep systems cool
  • Power Loss Protection to preserve user data if power is lost

Each Crucial MX200 SSD includes Acronis® True Image™ HD data migration software that moves all files, operating systems, settings, and programs from an existing hard drive to a newly installed SSD. This patented disk-imaging technology powered by Acronis’ AnyData Engine allows users to quickly, easily, and accurately utilize their new SSD as their system drive.

In addition to the standard 2.5″ form factor, Crucial will also be releasing the MX200 in mSATA and M.2 form factors.

Crucial MX200 mSATA SSD

Crucial MX200 M.2 160mm Type 2260 SSD

Crucial MX200 M.2 180mm Type 2280 SSD

Crucial MX200 SSD Specifications

Form Factor2.5" (7mm) SSDmSATA SSDM.2 Type 2260 / 2280 SSD
Capacity250GB500GB1TB250GB500GB250GB500GB
Part NumberCT250MX200SSD1CT500MX200SSD1CT1000MX200SSD1CT250MX200SSD3CT500MX200SSD3CT250MX200SSD4 / CT250MX200SSD6CT500MX200SSD4 / CT500MX200SSD6
Box Contents2.5" (7mm) SSD, 7mm to 9.5mm spacer, Acronis® True Image™ HD certificatemSATA SSD, mounting screws, Acronis® True Image™ HD certificateM.2 Type 2280 SSD / M.2 Type 2260 SSD, mounting screws, Acronis® True Image™ HD certificate
Sequential Read MB/s555555555555555555555
Sequential Write MB/s500500500500500500500
Random Read IOPS100k100k100k100k100k100k100k
Random Write IOPS87k87k87k87k87k87k87k
Dynamic Write AccelerationYesnot requirednot requiredYesYesYesYes

Price and Availability

The Crucial MX200 will be available this Q1 of 2015 and will have a manufacturer’s suggested retail prices of $139.99 for the 250GB, $249.99 for 500GB, and $469.99 for 1TB. I’ll post an update soon when they become available to order online.

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