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Crucial unleashes MX200 and BX100 solid state drives at CES

Crucial unleashes new SSD products at CES 2015, including the MX200 and BX100

By Michael Hatamoto on Jan 7, 2015 at 08:09 pm CST - 1 min, 3 secs reading time

CES 2015 - Hardware specialist Crucial has shown off its MX200 and BX100 solid state drives (SSDs), with increased storage capacities and faster read and write speeds.

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The MX200SD will be available in 250GB ($139.99), 500GB ($249.99), and 1TB (469.99) capacities, with 555MB/s and 500MB/s read and write speeds. In addition, the Crucial MX200 is the only consumer SSD product with Dynamic Write Acceleration, making data transfers even faster.

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The BX100 SSD will be available in 120GB ($69.99), 250GB ($109.99), 500GB ($199.99), and 1TB (399.99) storage capacities, promising 535MB/s and 450MB/s sequential read and write speeds. It is the first Crucial drive that will make use of the Silicon Motion SM2246EN controller, helping make the SSD perform better and consume less power.

"We designed the MX200 and BX100 to meet the varied needs of the market, making it easier for anyone to move to an SSD, whether they are a seasoned computer enthusiasts or an absolute beginner, all while keeping value top of mind," said Jonathan Weech, senior worldwide product manager of Crucial. "These drives leverage Micron's years of heritage in storage technology to deliver advanced features and performance, resulting in an unparalleled SSD experience for our consumers."

Both the Crucial MX200 and BX100 will be available during Q1 2015.

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