The Crucial CT500MX500SSD1 MX500 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive delivers fast performance over old "rotational" hard drives - making everything you do on your PC faster! This 2.5" form factor internal drive gives you 500GB of storage for use in your desktop or laptop. The MX500 series is a sweet spot in terms of price vs. performance in the 2.5" SSD space. To install you simply mount the solid-state drive into your compatible 2.5" bay and secure it. Instantly you'll see the difference when upgrading to an SSD. SATA interface and comes with a 7 to 9.5mm spacer for compatibility with bigger bays. Silicon Motion SM2258 controller, and Micron 3D TLC NAND Flash technology to deliver up to 560 MB/s sequential reads and 510 MB/s sequential writes. For securing sensitive data, AES-256 encryption and Opal 2.0 are available. Additionally, included along with the drive is Acronis True Image software, which provides an easy-to-use backup solution.