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MSI Debuted Some Neat Storage And Networking Solutions At Computex 2024

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With Computex 2024 in full swing, MSI has debuted a number of exciting new technologies, especially for those of us inclined towards the world of PC gaming and the nitty-gritty of gaming PC builds.

While we’ve already gone over the big innovations in pre-built PCs and flashy monitors that the company has debuted at the event this week, for those keen on seeing where things like superfast storage and blisteringly-quick networking are going, and how they might shape your gaming experience, here’s what we’ve learned:

Storage

MSI has shown off some pretty slick storage solutions at Computex 2024, including a magnetic portable SSD that can attach to your phone and other portable devices to massively boost storage – a great fit for the number of high-quality, almost console level experiences hitting mobile devices recently. With a transfer rate of up to 40Gbps/20Gbps and a capacity of up to 4TB, the DATAMAG is a nifty little device that’s cross-platform compatible, portable and sturdy.

Magnetic Portable SSD

DATAMAG 40Gbps / 20Gbps – Magnetic Portable SSD

• USB 4.0 / 3.2 Gen2x2 for Up to 40 / 20 Gbps Transfer rates w/ 1TB, 2TB, 4TB capacities
• Magnetic Portability to Easily Attach to iPhones or Any Devices with A Metal Ring
• High Quality Video for ProRes 4K60 on iPhone 15 Pro & iPhone 15 Pro Max
• Aluminum Alloy Casing for Durability and Thermal Efficiency
• Cross-platform Compatible with PCs, Laptops, Mobiles & Consoles

For PC storage, the new SPATIUM M560 PCIe 5.0 NVMe M.2 drive uses a world-first non-metal thermal solution to deliver huge power and thermal efficiency, lightning fast transfer rates up to 10GB/s and comes in 1TB and 2TB capacities. MSI also introduced a new 20Gbps M.2 SSD enclosure with an IP68 rating as well as a very cool non-metal vapor chamber for M.2 SSDs. The details for all of these are below:

SPATIUM M560 PCIe 5.0 NVMe M.2 2TB w/ 7nm PHISON E31T Controller

• PHISON E31T – 7nm PCIe 5.0 Controller for Power Efficiency
• Transfer rates of up to 10GB/s.
• 1TB / 2TB available capacities in a compact design.
• The Longevity of the NAND Flash Storage & High-rated Terabytes Written.
• Minimal Latency

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DATAVAULT 20Gbps – SSD Enclosure

• Blazing-fast Performance with USB-C 3.2 Gen2x2 for Up to 20 Gbps
• M.2 Interface for 2242/2260/2280 Form Factors
• IP68 Rating & Aluminum Design for Durability and Thermal Efficiency
• Cross-platform Compatible with PCs, Laptops, Mobiles & Consoles
• Compatible with Apple Find My for Never Misplacing Files

SPATIUM NON-METAL VAPOR CHAMBER SSD THERMAL SOLUTION

• World’s 1st Non-metal Vapor Chamber for M.2 SSD
• 2-phase Flow Transition from Liquid to Gas
• Minimal Signal Interference
• Rapid & Silent Heat Exchange
• Lightweight Design

Networking

Over on the networking side, the company is fully embracing the WiFi 7 standard with a new mesh product series and USB adapter, bringing blazing speeds to your home network – perfect for those frantic, energy drink-fueled XDefiant and MultiVersus sessions.

First up is the Roamii WiFi 7 Mesh Series, which is geared to support those high-bandwidth activities we all love like such as 4K video streaming, online gaming and game streaming. It’s all about big speeds, big range and minimal latency, and if you ask us it all looks rather dashing as well.

WiFi 7 Mesh Series

If a more simple WiFi 7 solution for your desktop or laptop PC is what you’re after, the BE6500 WiFi 7 USB adapter will let you hook into your WiFi 7 network at up to 2882Mbps with plug-and-play ease.

Here’s a bit more on each of these:

Roamii WiFi 7 Mesh System Series

  • WiFi 7: The latest WiFi technology featuring Multi-link operation, 4K-QAM and MU-MIMO
  • Wired and wireless backhaul: Up to 10 Gbps port and MLO WiFi connection for fast speed and wider coverage
  • MSI FortiSecu: Provides comprehensive security protection and parental controls
  • Seamless coverage: Offers fast WiFi cover up 6,200 sq.ft. (2-pk), allowing you enjoy streaming and gaming everywhere you are
  • Ease of use: Setup and manage your mesh network in minutes with MSI Roamii app, and receiving security notification in real-time

BE6500 WiFi 7 USB adapter

  • WiFi 7 Tri-band Ultra-speed: Supports speeds up to 2882 Mbps on 6GHz
  • Interface: USB 3.2 Gen 1
  • Supports OS: Windows 10/11, Linux
  • Plug and play with pre-loaded drive

You can read more about these new motherboard innovations from MSI along with all of its other Computex 2024 announcements and new products right here.