Crucial P5 Plus 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIE Gen4 SSD Review

About a year ago, Crucial released their P5 SSD series. These SSDs offered excellent value for money with performance to match, and it’s highly recommended by our Funky Kit team. Fast forward to 2021, and SSD technology have moved on at a blitering rate. In the past few months, we’ve seen some of the fastest SSDs on the markets from the likes of Adata, Patriot Viper, Gigabyte … all thanks to PCIE Gen4. So to keep up with the competition, Crucial have released their next-gen P5 Plus SSD series, which is rated up to 6600MB/s!

In this review, the Crucial P5 Plus 1TB SSD will be tested on the latest AMD Ryzen platform to provide optimal results. I can already say that results are exceptional, but you have to pass our review for more info.

As usual, let’s start with some technical data and product features.

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Crucial P5 Plus SSD

Are you ready for next-gen performance? The Crucial® P5 Plus SSD delivers remarkable speed and data protection with sequential reads up to 6600MB/s for transformative computing. Engineered by Micron® with the latest Gen4 NVMe technology, the Crucial P5 Plus includes advanced features like full hardware-based encryption, dynamic write acceleration, and adaptive thermal protection to keep your data safe while enhancing system reliability. Designed specifically for intensive workloads, high-quality creative content, and hardcore gaming, the P5 Plus is also backward compatible with most Gen3 systems for ultimate flexibility.

 

 

Proven Performance

When performance and reliability are critical, build your rig with our Micron Advanced NAND and PCIe® 4.0 NVMe™ technology. Our Crucial P5 Plus is nearly 2x faster than our previous generation and boasts read speeds up to 6600MB/s. The P5 Plus is developed, manufactured, and tested with Micron for end-to-end quality you can trust.

Get More Done

With cutting-edge technology and stability, the P5 Plus is perfect for intensive uses like gaming, video editing, content creation, and demanding engineering applications.

Interoperability

The P5 Plus offers flexibility. Whether you need an SSD for a Gen3 system upgrade or a new Gen4 build, the P5 Plus is compatible with both. Experience faster boot ups, apps that open in seconds, and games that load as soon as you’re ready to play.

Fully Loaded

Combine performance and durability with the advanced features of our P5 Plus, including industry-leading NAND, innovative controller technology, adaptive thermal protection, dynamic write acceleration, error correction, and encryption capability.  All Crucial SSDs also come with our Storage Executive and free cloning software.

One of the Largest Memory and Storage Manufacturers Worldwide

Micron has been producing some of the world’s most advanced memory and storage technologies for more than 40 years. All Crucial products are developed by Micron’s advanced engineering team to ensure best-in-class quality and reliability.

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Bartosz Waluk aka Woomack is from Poland. He's been interested in computer hardware and extreme overclocking for over 15 years. Bartosz has also over 12 years experience in IT what includes sales, technical support and computer building ... but not only. He joined the Funky Kit team in January 2013.