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MDD BP5e 480GB SATA III SSD Review

By: Jon Coulter | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Jan 14, 2016 3:16 pm
TweakTown Rating: 89%Manufacturer: MyDigitalSSD

MDD BP5e 480GB SATA III SSD

 

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The BP5e retails in white and purple colored packaging. The front of the box features an image of the enclosed drive. Capacity, interface, and sequential speeds are listed as well.

 

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The rear of the packaging lists the drive's 2.5" x 7mm form factor, SATA 6Gb/s interface and various other features.

 

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Contained within the packaging is the drive itself, nothing more.

 

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The front of the drive's black colored aluminum enclosure features an attractive manufacturer's label.

 

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The back half of the drive's aluminum enclosure has no labeling.

 

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The drive's full-length PCB snaps into place. The entire enclosure is a screw-less design that snaps together.

 

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The drive's Phison PS3110 (S10) controller, eight flash packages, and DRAM cache package are located on this side of the full-length PCB.

 

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The 480GB model we are testing has no additional flash packages or any other major components on this side of the PCB.

 

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A close-in view of the 8-channel Phison S10 controller that powers the BP5e.

 

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A close-in view of the drive's 15nm TLC flash packages.

 

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A close-in view of the drive's 512MB DDR3 DRAM cache package.

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