SSDs do the same tasks as traditional hard drives – they start up the computer, store and load applications and files. The main advantage that SSDs have over HDD is the significant read and write speeds. The Crucial BX200 SSD offers substantial performance upgrades over standard hard drives, allowing users to start-up almost instantly, load applications and files with in ease in seconds, providing an overall boost to the system.
The BX200 delivers read/write speeds of 540 MB/s and 490 MB/s respectively. In comparison to standard hard drives, the BX200 is up to 13 times faster, and up to 40 times more energy efficient. Making your computer/laptop/notebook that much more efficiently run, saving having to wait for the computer or that application to load up.
SSDs are more durable than standard hard drives. Over time hard drives tend to fail, or a sudden drop or shock could cause damage to the moving parts of the HDD, potentially resulting in loss of data. SSDs are able to sustain more physical damage as they do not have any moving parts.
The BX200 provides an ideal answer to those who which to upgrade their current old systems, or those with failing hard drives.
The 2.5-inch BX200 models are available now in 240GB, 480GB, and 960GB models. The 240GB model is priced at MSRP AUD$159. The 480GB model at MSRP AUD$289, and the 960GB model priced at MSRP AUD$539.