Micron Technology, Inc. announced it is shipping the Micron 3500 NVMe SSD, which leverages its 232-layer NAND to power demanding workloads for business applications, scientific computing, cutting-edge gaming and content creation, pushing the limits of what is possible. The Micron 3500 SSD, available in the M.2 form factor and with capacities up to 2TB, provides a superior user experience over the competition1 as proven by its best-in-class SPECwpcsm performance, including an up to 71% improvement for product development applications. Storage has never been more critical to gaming, content creation and emerging client AI experiences.

Games have become more graphics-rich and increased in size, which leads to longer load times. Client AI applications require rapid data access to enhance the user experience. The Micron 35000 SSD tackles these challenges directly: Gamers can level up their playing experience as the Micron 3500 SSD loads the biggest, newest games like Valorant??

up to 38% faster. The Micron 3500SS also supports DirectStorage, a feature that further accelerates load times in supported games. Content creators who work with native 4K and 8K video and want to speed their time to go live can load and edit files faster with the Micron 3500 SSD.

According to the PCMark 10®? benchmark suite, the Micron 3500 SSD provides: Up to 36% higher bandwidth; Up to 38% faster access; Up to 37% better overall results than competitive SSDs. The Micron 3500 is now shipping to select PC OEMs and complements Micron's broader SSD product portfolio for creators, which includes the award-winning Crucial X9 Pro and Crucial X10 Pro portable SSDs.