MSI SPATIUM M480 PLAY PlayStation 5 Compatible NVMe SSD Launched

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅31.03.2022 11:59:37
Press Release

MSI launches its latest addition to the MSI SPATIUM SSD Series specifically designed for the PlayStation 5 console - the MSI SPATIUM M480 PLAY PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD. The SSD is built with high-quality, high-density 3D NAND flash memory and the latest PCIe 4.0 controller delivering speeds of up to 7000MB/s. On MSI SPATIUM M480 PLAY, the sleek dual finish aluminum heatsink is designed to fit the PlayStation 5 M.2 storage expansion slot without any issues. The heatsink improves heat-dissipation to sustain transfer speeds across all platforms not only to the PS5 console but also to desktop and laptop applications. The MSI SPATIUM M480 PLAY also comes with performance-improving technologies including a DRAM cache buffer and an SLC cache.

Expanding Game Library on PlayStation 5

The MSI SPATIUM M480 PLAY is the optimal product made for console gaming in the SPATIUM lineup with four storage capacities – 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB. This brings next-level storage performance to players for PlayStation®5, content creators, and PC gamers. Expanding the storage device on the PS5™ is a simple upgrade that allows for lightning-fast save and load times for large game files.

Compliance with PCIe Gen 4 and NVMe 1.4 standards unleashes the latest in extreme transfer speeds up to 7000MB/sec sequential read and 6800MB/sec sequential write speeds. The dual finish aluminum heatsink efficiently dissipates heat, allowing the M480 to sustain maximum performance under heavy workloads. The MSI SPATIUM M480 PLAY supports a comprehensive range of data error correction features including LPDC ECC and E2E Data Protection, providing a high-rated TBW (Terabytes Written) for excellent durability and longevity backed with a limited 5-year warranty.

Model Name: SPATIUM M480 PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 PLAY
Capacities: 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 4TB
Controller: Phison E18
DRAM Cache:
- 500GB: 512MB DDR4
- 1TB: 1GB DDR4
- 2TB: 2GB DDR4
- 4TB: 2GB DDR4

Sequential Read/Write:
- 500GB: 6500/2850 MB/s
- 1TB: 7000/5500 MB/s
- 2TB: 7000/6800 MB/s
- 4TB: 7000/6800 MB/s

- 500GB: 350
- 1TB: 700
- 2TB: 1400
- 4TB: 3000

Limited Warranty: 5 Years, or the coverage for the maximum TBW as stated, whichever comes first

For more information about the MSI SPATIUM M480 PLAY, please visit

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