Micron intros Crucial P3 Plus and Crucial P3 SSDs

Micron Technology announced the upcoming availability of two new consumer storage products, the Crucial P3 Plus Gen4 NVMe and Crucial P3 NVMe solid state drives (SSDs).
Working from smart homeMicron Technology said the Crucial P3 Plus SSD product line will deliver attractive price-performance metrics with sequential read / write speeds up to 5000/4200MB/s, while Crucial P3 SSDs will provide read / write speeds up to 3500/3000MB/s. Both drives will be available in capacities up to 4TB2, targeting professionals, creatives, gamers and others.

Micron Technology did not reveal the price of the latest SSDs.

“Both the Crucial P3 Plus and P3 SSD products will strengthen our SSD portfolio and NVMe product category by offering competitive choices for high-performance storage that enables users to get more done in less time,” Teresa Kelley, vice president and general manager of Micron’s Commercial Products Group, said.

The Crucial P3 Plus Gen4 NVMe SSD delivers load times and data transfers that are nearly 9 times faster than SATA3 SSDs and up to 43 percent faster than the fastest Gen3 SSDs4 – perfect for a new NVMe Gen4 PC build or a NVMe Gen3 system upgrade.

The P3 Plus is a robust storage solution with room to spare for all the apps, programs, files, photos, videos and games high-performance users may require. Additionally, the P3 Plus SSD offers flexible backward compatibility for most Gen3 systems.

The Crucial P3 Gen3 NVMe SSD has load times 6 times faster than SATA SSDs and over 20 times faster than hard disk drives (HDDs), while offering performance that is 45 percent faster than the previous generation.

Crucial P3 SSD is well-suited for DIYers, casual gamers, professionals, entry-level designers — anyone who requires a high-quality NVMe on a budget or is looking to upgrade their PC away from older SATA or HDD technologies.

Both the P3 and the P3 Plus SSDs will come with Crucial Storage Executive management software for performance optimization, as well as free cloning software to ensure easy installation right out of the box.