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Crucial BX300 240GB SATA 2.5-inch 7mm (with 9.5mm adapter) Internal SSD


  • Brand: Crucial
  • Form Factor: 2.5-inch internal SSD
  • Total Capacity: 240GB
  • Warranty: Limited 3-year
  • Specs: Crucial BX300 240GB SATA 6Gbps 2.5" Internal SSD • 555MB/s Read, 510MB/s Write
  • Series: BX300
  • Product Line: Client SSD
  • Interface: SATA 6.0Gb/s
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    Crucial BX300 240GB SATA 2.5-inch 7mm (with 9.5mm adapter) Internal SSD

    product information

    Amount of available storage on the module. If there are parenthesis shown – for example (2 x 4GB) – it indicates a kit of 2 or more identical modules is used to reach the Total Capacity.
    Product Specifications
    Brand Crucial
    Form Factor 2.5-inch internal SSD
    Total Capacity 240GB
    Warranty Limited 3-year
    Specs Crucial BX300 240GB SATA 6Gbps 2.5" Internal SSD • 555MB/s Read, 510MB/s Write
    Series BX300
    Product Line Client SSD
    Interface SATA 6.0Gb/s
    Device Type Internal Solid State Drive
    Unit Height 7.0mm
    Form Factor 2.5-inch (7mm)
    Package Content Crucial BX300 2.5" (7mm) SSD, 7mm to 9.5mm spacer, Acronis® True Image HD certificate
    Maximum Buyable Quantity 3
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    Crucial BX300 Solid State Drive

    Product highlights
    • More than 300% faster than a typical hard drive1
    • More than 45x more energy efficient than a typical hard drive2
    • Protect your data with more durability than a hard drive – no small moving parts that are prone to failure
    • Available in capacities up to 480GB in 2.5-inch form factor
    • Make installation and data migration easy with our step-by-step install guide and free access to Acronis® True Image HD software
    • Compatible with the Crucial Storage Executive tool for easy drive maintenance
    • 3-year limited warranty

    You don't need a new computer – just the Crucial BX300 SSD

    Ever wonder why your phone works as soon as you push a button, yet your computer takes forever? The reason is simple: Your phone runs on flash memory technology, while your computer runs on an outdated hard drive. It's possible – in fact, it's easy – to get the same near-instant speed you expect from your phone out of your computer. Upgrading to the Crucial BX300 SSD is perhaps the easiest way to get all the speed of a new computer without the price. When we say it's easy, here's what we mean.

    Easy speed
    Fix your slow computer and feel good about using it again! Load apps and save files immediately with the Crucial BX300, which accesses data over 300% faster than a hard drive.1 That's how you get the immediate responsiveness you expect. Changing your storage drive is the proven way to speed up startup times – making your computer start almost as soon as you press the power button and improving almost every aspect of computer performance.

    Easy efficiency
    Run your computer cooler, quieter, and faster with 45x the energy efficiency of a typical hard drive – and extend your laptop's battery life.2 Reducing system temperatures also helps lengthen the life of your computer and the components within it, which is an inherent advantage of SSD technology. Since SSDs don't use small mechanical parts that are prone to failure like you'll find in hard drives, they're an easy way to improve the health and efficiency of your computer.

    Easy installation
    Opening your computer and updating your storage drive can seem complicated and intimidating if you've never done it before, but our straightforward, easy-to-follow instructions and videos make it so anyone can install an SSD! Millions of people worldwide have chosen a Crucial SSD – it really is easy.

    Easy decision: Replace your hard drive
    Booting up, loading things, and transferring and saving files aren't complicated actions, but a slow and outdated hard drive makes them take forever. SSDs use new flash storage technology to make your computer work almost instantly. You don't need a new computer – just the Crucial BX300 SSD.

    Micron® quality – a higher level of reliability.
    As a brand of Micron, one of the largest flash storage manufacturers in the world, the Crucial BX300 is backed by the same quality and innovation that has produced some of the world's most advanced memory and storage technologies. Protect your photos, videos, and irreplaceable files from catastrophic hard drive crashes by storing them on inherently more durable Micron® 3D MLC NAND. With extensive prerelease validation testing and hundreds of SSD qualification tests, the Crucial BX300 has been thoroughly tried, tested, and proven. You'll notice the difference.

    1Speed comparison based on published specs of the Crucial BX300 and the 1TB Western Digital Caviar Blue internal hard drive (WD10EZEX), which as of June 2017, is one of the industry's top-selling internal hard drives.
    2Active average power use comparison based on published specs of the 480GB Crucial BX300 SSD and the 1TB Western Digital® Caviar Blue WD10EZEX internal hard drive, which as of June 2017, is one of the industry's top-selling internal hard drives.

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    Unable to Install Windows on this SSD

    By DarkMeatMan

    from Glendale AZ

    Verified Reviewer

    Put this Drive into 2 different computers and was unable to load Windows on it

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    • No

    It works

    By Jake Jackal

    from Omaha, Nebraska

    Verified Reviewer

    I don't know much about computers and was worried about cloning my drive, but the Arconis software and
    crucial guide made it easy.

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    • No

    New life for an old desktop

    By BP

    from Michigan

    Verified Reviewer

    Picked this up for my old Dell Studio desktop as my hard drive always seemed to be a limiting factor in terms of performance. If this didn't help, I figured I would be purchasing a new computer. Well, I think I'll be putting off that purchase for at least a little while. The new BX300 has significantly improved my system's performance. Boot time has been significantly reduced. Heavier applications load noticeably quicker. I purchased the SSD install kit with the BX300, which had what I needed for a simple install and a quick migration of data. For a first time SSD installer, the process was simple and frustration free. Now, on to the laptop.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


    installation not as advertised

    By Joe

    from Texas

    Downloaded cloning software as instructed by brochure and it would not clone my drive.
    Something about not having proper authorization.
    Cloned with software I already had and all appears to be ok.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)


    2011 macbook upgrade

    By JC

    from Florida

    Verified Reviewer

    Install was easy, and just used a free cloner on App Store. I played around with the settings, format, and other small stuff but through some trial and error I got it up and running. MacBook Pro is noticeably faster and making use of the upgraded 16gb of ram.

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    • No

    (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)


    I would probably buy this product again.

    By Tony

    from Colo Spgs

    Verified Reviewer

    Laptop: Dell i5551-1668blk. Replacing 500Gb hard drive with BX300 240 Gb SSD.
    - Install per did not work. Acronis True Image 2015 was downloaded and installed, and the Clone Disk option was chosen, but the procedure requires a restart and then failed upon restart "Starting Acronis UEFI loader...failed to find". Tried to change boot options (UEFI Secure On to Off); no help. Tried to initialize the SSD using "Add Disk" option in Acronis; no help.

    One of the options was to create an Acronis Bootable Media on DVD, which also allows running the Clone Disk option without needing to restart, since it runs from the DVD. To boot the DVD, need to press F12 right after power-on before the reboot procedure begins. But this method also failed and created log files. Viewing the logs showed MFT bitmap is corrupted. Chkdsk c:/r did not help.

    Finally: With the SSD connected via SATA-USB cable, right-click on Windows icon and select Disk Management. Setup Disk 1 (the SSD) with full-size partition, as if it's an extra drive via USB. Then, reboot from the Acronis Bootable media DVD and run Clone Disk again. This worked to clone the SSD.

    Now...with the SSD installed in place of the HDD, the laptop was failing to boot. The fix for this was to turn off Secure boot. Apparently when Secure boot is on, the laptop knows the original HDD was removed. It's possible there's another fix

    The drive works great now. I spent several hours trying to follow the install instructions to clone the existing hard drive. Please update the instructions.

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