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MDD BP5e 480GB M.2 SATA III SSD Review

By: Jon Coulter | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Jul 26, 2016 4:50 pm
TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: My Digital Discount

MDD BP5e 480GB M.2 SATA III SSD

 

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MDD's BP5e M.2 x2280 ships in a clear plastic blister pack that includes a handy screwdriver and mounting screw. The front of the packaging lists the drive's model and form factor. The capacity of the drive is visible on the drive's manufacturer label.

 

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Looking at the back of the blister pack, we can see a features list for the enclosed SSD. The three-year warranty is advertised as well as the drive's capacity.

 

 

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This half of the drive's PCB features a manufacturer label. The label lists the drive's capacity, model number, form factor, and SATA III/6Gbit interface.

 

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This half of the PCB houses two 128GB flash packages. One of the flash packages has a label on it that if removed will void the drive's warranty.

 

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With the manufacturer label removed, we can see that this half of the PCB houses two 128GB flash packages, Phison S10 controller, and a single DRAM cache package.

 

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A detailed view of the drive's Phison PS3110 (S10) 8-channel quad-core controller.

 

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A detailed view of one of the drive's four 128GB Toshiba 15nm TLC flash packages.

 

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A detailed view of the drive's edge connector and 512MB Kingston 1600MHz DDR3 DRAM cache package.

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