Today we are reviewing a storage solution in form of a PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD from the MSI SPATIUM storage product line, the MSI SPATIUM M480 2TB PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD are specially designed to delivers outstanding endurance and improves the performance and workflow in desktop, workstations and high-end gaming systems.

So now let’s see what MSI M480 2TB NVMe PCIe SSD have for us.

MSI’s M480 NVMe PCIe SSD delivers powerful performance using the latest PCIe 4.0 interface. With read/write speeds of up to 7000/6800MB/s. The compact M.2 design gives greater flexibility, increasing storage but also saving space. MSI SPATIUM M480 2TB NVMe SSD comes with a nicely designed heatsink.


  • PCIe Gen4x4 interface and complies with the NVMe 1.4 standard
  • Sequential Read speeds up to 7000MB/s and Write speeds up to 6800MB/s
  • Up to 1400 TBW
  • Built-in data security and error-correction capabilities
  • 500GB to 2TB capacities in M.2 2280 form factor
  • 5-Year Warranty



MSI M480 SSD comes in a very nice and premium packing with SSD and a heatsink inside the box. Front and back side shows logos and product graphics highlighting some of the features write up in different languages

Inside the box

Along with the SSD, MSI also offers a good heatsink with nice thermal pads pre-applied.

Closer Looks

MSI M480 SSD comes in a standard M.2 2280 form factor with Phison PS5018-E18 controller and 96-layer TLC-based 3D NAND flash chips.


CPUIntel i9-9900K
RAM2 X 8GB Corsair DDR4 3000Mhz
SSDCorsair Force GT 240GB SSD
GFX MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Ti ARMOR 8G
PSU Corsair RM650x
PSU Corsair iCUE 4000X Case
DisplayASUS PB287Q
OS Windows 10


To check how the heatsink help in keeping the SSD temperature at. We used AID64 Random Read test on the SSD for 10 minutes with and without the heatsink, with the case side panel closed and monitored SSD temperature with HW monitor.

Without heatsink

With heatsink

Finally we also tested the MSI SPATIUM M480 SSD in a PCIe 4.0 compatible PC.


  • Very Good performance
  • PCIe 4.0 compatible
  • Nice heatsink included
  • 5 Years Warranty


  • Nil


MSI SPATIUM M480 2TB PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD performs very well in all benchmarks and provided heatsink dose a great job of keeping SSD's temperature low, the MSI SPATIUM M480 2TB PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD is lightning fast with PCIe 4.0 compatible system and a very solid performer along with an excellent peace of mind with 5 years of warranty.

Finally the MSI SPATIUM M480 2TB PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD is a fast and reliable NVMe storage solution and worthy of our PC TeK Reviews PERFORMANCE Award.

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