MSI Launches PS5-Compatible SPATIUM M480 PLAY PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD

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What’s better than a PlayStation 5? A PS5 with a dragon emblem on the inside, of course. MSI has announced the SPATIUM M480 PLAY, a PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD with a custom heat sink branded with the manufacturer’s well-known shield and logo. The SPATIUM M480 PLAY features sequential read speeds of up to 7,000 MB/s, sequential write speeds of up to 6,8000 MB/s, and comes in four storage capacities: 500 GB, 1 TB, 2 TB, and 4 TB. MSI hasn’t shared their pricing or dates of availability.

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Charge ahead with speed, MSI launches PlayStation 5 compatible SSD – SPATIUM M480 PLAY (MSI)

MSI is launching a new blazing fast model to its SSD product line – SPATIUM M480 PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 PLAY, exceeding all performance requirements for PlayStation 5 use. MSI SSDs enhances our company’s identity as a high-performance PC brand by expanding our ecosystem and covering the high-performance storage category. These SSDs are built with high-quality, high-density 3D NAND flash that delivers great performance with up to 7000MB/sec read. On SPATIUM M480 PLAY, the sleek dual finish aluminum heatsink is designed to fit the PlayStation 5. This improves heat-dissipation to sustain transfer speeds across all platforms for professionals, content creators, and gamers. Other performance-improving technologies include DRAM cache buffer and an SLC cache.


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. 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.

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