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New Micron and Crucial M500 SSDs Offer Affordable, High-Capacity Storage

New M500 SSD Reaches Terabyte-Class Capacity and Delivers Next-Generation Feature Set   Key Messages: Offered in 120GB, 240GB, 480GB and 960GB capacities First terabyte-class drive available for under $600 Utilizes Micron 20nm MLC NAND flash with a SATA 6Gb/s controller and Micron custom firmware Includes hardware-based encryption, data protection against unexpected power loss, and an adaptive thermal monitoring system Available in 2.5 inch, mSATA, and M.2 form factors for standard computing and next-generation ultrathin devices Multimedia Elements: Media Kit BOISE, Idaho, Jan. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Micron Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:MU) today introduced the M500 solid state drive (SSD), featuring terabyte-class capacity, new ultra-slim package designs, and increased response times at a more affordable price point. Available to consumers, businesses, and system builders under the Crucial® brand, and to OEM customers under the Micron® brand, the new M500 SSD is built start-to-finish by Micron, providing the quality and reliability that only a NAND flash memory and SSD manufacturer can provide. Watch this behind-the-scenes video to see how Micron designs and builds SSDs. Benefits of Advanced NAND Flash Technology The M500 SSD utilizes Micron’s award-winning, 20-nanometer (nm) multilevel cell (MLC) NAND flash to achieve terabyte-class capacity and enable a new level of SSD price competitiveness; the 960GB Crucial M500 SSD will be initially priced under $...





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