MSI Spatium M480 Play Gen4 NVMe Solid State Drive Review

We mostly know MSI for their graphics cards and motherboards, but did you know they have a full line of NVMe M.2 drives? Sitting as their new flagship Gen4 NVMe solid state drive is the Spatium M480 Play. This drive features Phison’s E18 controller combined with Micron 176-layer 3D TLC NAND and all covered with a very attractive heat sink. With this combination, MSI says this drive offers read speeds of up to 7000 MB/s and write speeds of up to 6800 MB/s. This drive is also 100% compatible with PlayStation 5 for those looking to add more storage space. Let’s see what this drive can do!

Special thanks to MSI for providing the Spatium M480 Play Gen4 NVMe Solid State Drive to review.

Specifications:

packaging

The Spatium M480 Play comes in a nice box. On the front is a photo of the drive and it lets us know its capacity and speed. We received the 2TB version, but MSI also offers the drive in 500GB, 1TB and 4TB versions.

MSI Spatium M480 Play Gen4 NVMe Solid State Drive

Turning the box over, we have more information about the drive and it lets us know that the drive has a 5 year warranty.

MSI Spatium M480 Play Gen4 NVMe Solid State Drive

If you open the box and take everything out, you will find the Spatium M480 Play drive and a user manual.

MSI Spatium M480 Play Gen4 NVMe Solid State Drive

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