Crucial Launches P1 NVMe Solid State Drive


Crucial, a mainstay of the IT industry are constantly pushing the limits of their products, their newly available P1 NVME SSD using Micron’s QLD technology expanding Crucial’s line up of SSD’s.
The P1, in Crucial run PCMark 8 benchmarks where throughput ran at 565MB/second and a composite score hit 5084, on a price per performance category it is performing in the top level.

In the sequential read and write areas you’ll get up to 2000MB/second read and up to 1700MB/second write which utilising the hybrid-dynamic write acceleration with SLC cache implementation means that you could very well be the first into your game of choice. MTTF (Mean time to failure) hits 1.8 million hours with an endurance of up to 200TB at an average active power usage of 100mW.

“We’ve been using Crucial SSDs in our gaming rigs for the past year and a half,” said Patrik Sattermon, Chief Gaming Officer at FNATIC. “The speeds the new P1 NVMe drive offers are impressive, and we look forward to accelerated boot ups and game loads. Plus, with some games now taking almost 100GB of space, the extra storage the new P1 SSD offers is most welcome. We’re excited to be installing these drives into our Team FNATIC systems.”

“We’ve been making SSDs for over a decade now, and we’ve watched computing habits change dramatically over that time,” said Teresa Kelley, VP & GM, Micron Consumer Products Group. “The need for more system speed and storage has never been more important than it is today. That’s why we’ve paid special attention to our customers’ real-world computing tasks and designed the Crucial P1 SSD to deliver all the performance, capacity, and features they need at an affordable price point.”

Size options give you 500GB, 1TB and a hint of a 2TB model still to come.

CT500P1SSD8 – US$109.99 (estimated approximately AUD$169)
CT1000P1SSD8 – US$219.99 (estimated approximately AUD$349)

You can purchase now from or wait for your favourite retailer to have stock.

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