The 2TB Crucial T500 Gen4 NVMe M.2 Internal Gaming SSD is also compatible with the PS5, and you can get one for $107.99 shipped, originally $169.99. This drive leverages Micron’s advanced 232-layer 3D NAND technology with industry-leading NAND I/O speeds of 2.4 gigabytes per second (GB/s). Product page.
It offers speeds two times faster than the previous Gen3 NVMe SSD offering, or more specifically, sequential read and write speeds up to 7,400MB/s and 7,000MB/s respectively. T500 lets gamers load games up to 16% faster, while getting quicker game texture renders and reduced CPU utilization with Microsoft DirectStorage. For those who want even more storage, you’ll have to wait a bit longer for CeraByte’s ceramic nanolayer-based storage.
With growing game libraries and creative applications demanding higher bandwidth, gamers, content creators and professionals don’t just expect the highest performance from their storage, they need it. By leveraging Micron’s powerful, cutting-edge 232-layer TLC NAND, the Crucial T500 Gen4 NVMe SSD unleashes system performance while using less power,” said Jonathan Weech, senior director of Micron’s Commercial Product Marketing Group.