TEST: MSI SPATIUM M480 1TB M.2 SSD

Here you can find a detailed performance and benchmark test of the M.2 NVMe SSD SPATIUM M480 with 1TB (S78-440L490-P83) from MSI.
Score
7665
Price/GB
0,16 €


Technical data
Image SPATIUM M480
Manufacturer MSI
Model number S78-440L490-P83
Storage capacity 1024 GB (932 GiB)
pSLC-Cache 100 GB approx.
Read speed 7000 MB/s
Write speed 5500 MB/s
Interface PCIe 4.0 x4
Connection M.2 2280
Memory module (NAND) TLC
DRAM Cache ✓ yes
TBW (Total Bytes Written) 700 Terabyte
Controller Phison PS5018-E18
Price ca. 163 USD (= 0,16 $ / GB)
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Compared to the top performer*
Read speed
99 %
Write speed
89 %

*) Test result evaluated according to AS SSD Score within the same size.


AS SSD Benchmark

Standard performance test

The standard test was performed with a 5 GB file. A total score of 7665 points was achieved.

AS SSD TEST: MSI SPATIUM M480 1TB

AS SSD Read: Write:
Seq
in megabytes per second
5955,38 MB/s
5735,51 MB/s
4K
in megabytes per second
74,62 MB/s
206,92 MB/s
4K-64Thrd
in megabytes per second
1954,49 MB/s
2921,31 MB/s
Access time
in milliseconds
0,017 ms
0,090 ms
Score
2625
3702
Total score
7665

Copy Performance Test

A common everyday situation is simulated here. Three test folders are created:

  • ISO (folder with two large files)
  • Program (folder with many small files)
  • Game (folder with small and large files)

The three folders are copied using the Windows Copy command (the cache remains enabled). The practical test of March 03, 2023 shows the performance for simultaneous write and read operations. The lower the duration, the better the performance.

AS SSD TEST: MSI SPATIUM M480 1TB
AS SSD Copy-Benchmark Transfer rate: Duration:
ISO
two large files
2010,96 MB/s
1,14 s
Program
many small files
1252,81 MB/s
5,62 s
Game
small and large files
1882,38 MB/s
3,67 s

Compression Performance Test

Here, the writing and reading speed of the the MSI SSDSSD is measured depending on the compressibility of the data (according to the manufacturer, these should be 7000MB/s and 5500MB/s respectively).

AS SSD TEST: MSI SPATIUM M480 1TB

CrystalDiskMark Benchmark

Here, two sequential and two random performance tests are performed, similar to the ones performed on the AS SSD.

CrystalDiskMark Benchmark TEST: MSI SPATIUM M480 1TB
CDM Read [MB/s] Write [MB/s]
SEQ1M
Q8T1
7372,50
6092,62
SEQ1M
Q1T1
4181,62
5696,44
RND4K
Q32T16
3521,94
3203,82
RND4K
Q1T1
80,48
242,11

Input/Output operations per second

CDM Read [IOPS] Write [IOPS]
SEQ1M
Q8T1
7.031,00
5.810,40
SEQ1M
Q1T1
3.987,90
5.432,50
RND4K
Q32T16
859.847,00
782.183,00
RND4K
Q1T1
19.647,20
59.108,60

Average latency

CDM Read [µs] Write [µs]
SEQ1M
Q8T1
1.136,13
1.374,49
SEQ1M
Q1T1
250,57
183,88
RND4K
Q32T16
591,39
637,96
RND4K
Q1T1
50,75
16,79

HD Tune Pro Endurance test

A long-term test was performed here to make full use of the memory capacity. You can see when a cache is full and the writing performance decreases. A test file of 300 GB was written to the medium. After approx. 100 GB, the pSLC-Cache was full and the performance was throttled.
At least the test file could be read with an average write speed of 6181 MB/s and written with 2375 MB/s.

HD Tune Endurance Test TEST: MSI SPATIUM M480 1TB

HD Tune Pro Benchmark

HD Tune writes a 5 GB file to the MSI M.2 SSD. The transfer data of the read speed is displayed graphically. The minimum, maximum and average values are also determined. The determined access time and burst rate are also displayed.

HD Tune TEST: MSI SPATIUM M480 1TB

ATTO Disk Benchmark

Here, a 256 MB file is written several times to the MSI M.2 SSD . The I/O block size varies (from 512 bytes to 64 megabytes). The larger the blocks, the faster they can be written and read.

ATTO Disk Benchmark TEST: MSI SPATIUM M480 1TB

SSD-Z Benchmark

Similar to HD Tune, a 500 MB file is written to the MSI M.2 SSD here. is written. The transfer data is displayed. The more constant the line, the better. Unfortunately the tool does not work correctly from about 5,000 MB/s and no line (and partly wrong min and max data) is displayed.

SSD-Z TEST: MSI SPATIUM M480 1TB


Information about the test system can be found at the bottom of the home page.
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