Review: Seagate Beskar Ingot Special Edition FireCuda NVMe M.2 SSD – Ultimate PS5 Storage Solution
Deep in the galaxy, there lies a powerful and ancient artifact sought after by many, the Beskar Ingot. This coveted metal is known for its strength and durability, and is used by the Mandalorians to forge their armor and weapons. It is said that those who possess this ingot, possess the power of the Mandalorians.
Today, we have a new version of this legendary ingot that has emerged, one that is designed to enhance the gaming experience of those who possess it. The Beskar Ingot Special Edition FireCuda NVMe M.2 SSD is the ultimate upgrade for any Mandalorian looking to level up their Playstation 5. This SSD is designed to provide lightning-fast loading times and smooth gameplay, making it the perfect addition to any PS5 setup.
The Special Edition Beskar Ingot SE FireCuda M.2 NVMe will turn your Sony PlayStation 5 console into a real ‘out of this world’ gaming library. It will extend your PS5 internal storage, while maintaining transfer rates and insane loading times. Sony’s default storage, after taking into account the firmware, OS and many console updates, leave you with around 667 GB of space, which would seem to be a fair amount for a big size and modern games. However, games are creeping up in size, which is the reason to purchase the officially license Beskar Ingot SE FireCuda M.2 NVMe.
The DESIGN and Specs
The design of the SSD is inspired by the Beskar Ingot, a metal used by the Mandalorians in the Star Wars universe. The sleek, metallic finish and the iconic Mandalorian symbol on the top of the SSD give it an undeniably cool and powerful look. This is truly a must-have for any Star Wars fan who wants to show off their love for the series.
The FireCuda NVMe M.2 SSD is built with cutting-edge technology to deliver some of the fastest data transfer speeds on the market. It uses NVMe technology, which enables it to deliver read and write speeds of up to 7,300MB/s and 6,00MB/s, respectively. This is significantly faster than traditional SSDs, and it ensures that your games and applications load quickly and run smoothly. This drive will definitely support all the games in your orbit.
The Beskar Ingot NVME is a 2280 (80mm long, 22m wide) PCIe 4.0.x4, M.2 SSD. It is accessible in both 1TB and 500GB versions. The 1TB model features 1GB of SK Hynix DDR4 primary cache, 177-layer 3D Micro TLC NAND, and Seagate-vetted Phison PS6108 controller.
The most outstanding difference between the original FireCuda 530 and Beskar Ingot is the themed heatsink. It is styled to look like a slab of the valuable fantasy metal that is sought after in the Mandalorian Disney series.
As the console generation continues, we can expect games to get bigger and bigger. As of now, some of the top PS5 games like NBA 2K23, Modern Warfare II, and Spider-Man Miles Morales are over triple digits in gigabytes. This will quickly takes the majority of your 667 GB of internal storage and leave you with no other option then to delete games to install new ones. With some larger games that needed updates, I found myself deleting games, just to install the updates. This is not only frustrating, but takes a lot of game time away from those of us who may have full time jobs and have set time aside for fun. We leave our PS5’s in sleep mode to keep up with updates, and then find that the games were not updated due to insufficient storage space. So now, that time we set aside, is waiting for huge updates to finish.
Installation and Expectation
For first time NVMe SSD installers, taking the cover off your PS5 can cause some type of anxiety. Luckily, expanding your PS5 storage is easy and fast. It should only take a few minutes and a single screw driver. As always, it would be best to quickly watch a YouTube tutorial on removing the PS5 cover, so you can feel confident when doing it yourself.
Before beginning, ensure that your Playstation 5 is powered off and unplugged. Allow it to cool for a few minutes. Removing the PS5 panel is a straightforward process. First, remove the vertical stand at the bottom of the unit if you’re using one. Once the panel is off, you’ll notice a rectangular access door next to the fan. This is the internal storage expansion port. Open it by unscrewing it.
The expansion port on the PS5 was designed to make it easy to upgrade the storage without additional adapters or cables. To install the Beskar Ingot Special Edition FireCuda NVMe M.2 SSD, slide it into the port and secure it with the provided screw and spacer. Then, close the access door and reattach the PS5 panel. Finally, plug the console back in and connect it to your TV.
The Ultimate Collectible
With the precision of a Mandalorian warrior, the Beskar Ingot Special Edition FireCuda NVMe M.2 SSD strikes the perfect balance between speed and storage. This unique SSD is designed for real collectors who want to honor all the games in their system and elevate their PS5 gaming experience to new heights.
Built with heatsink technology, the Beskar Ingot SE FireCuda M.2 NVMe ensures that your PS5 runs at peak performance at all times. As the Playstation 5 is one of the most powerful consoles on the market, it deserves nothing less than the most efficient file transfer option available. With NVMe technology, the SSD delivers lightning-fast data transfer speeds, allowing you to experience smooth gameplay and quick loading times.
- Forged with Beskar Ingot design, this collectible theme is motivated by the Mandalorian, down to its imperial stamp.
- This FireCuda NVMe SSD with heat sink is motivated by the Mandalorian Beskar Ingot
- Contains custom-built low-profile heatsink designed by Seagate and EKWeb to help decrease thermal throttling and maintain top performance for longer periods of time.
- Leverage sequential write/read performance up to 7,300/6,000 MB/s
- Bring long lasting endurance with 1.8 MTBF, 0.7 DWPD, and 1.275 TB TBW
- Sleek heatsink design permits for best installation flexibility
- Ultrafast speeds and big capacity helps decrease speed while multitasking and creating content.
The sleek and iconic design of the Beskar Ingot SE FireCuda M.2 NVMe, inspired by the metal used by the Mandalorians in the Star Wars universe, adds a touch of Star Wars flair to your PS5 setup. The SSD’s metallic finish and the iconic Mandalorian symbol on the top make it the ultimate addition to any Star Wars fan’s collection.
- Strong 3D mark and PCMark test results
- Cool Mandalorian décor
- 5 year warranty
- 3 year of access to rescue data recovery service
- Very cost on a per-gigabyte basis
When it comes to upgrading your PS5 storage, two things are key: speed and storage. The Special Edition Beskar Ingot SE FireCuda M.2 NVMe enhances both, making it the perfect choice for any PS5 owner looking to take their gaming experience to the next level. The price starts at only $168 for the 500GB and $272 for the 1TB. You can find locations to purchase on the Official Website, or you can purchase on Amazon. With this SSD, you’ll be able to blast through games like never before, and have more than enough storage to keep all your favorite titles.
Overall, the Beskar Ingot Special Edition FireCuda NVMe M.2 SSD is the perfect addition to any PS5 setup. It’s lightning-fast speeds, durable design, and unique Mandalorian-inspired look, make it a must-have for any Star Wars fan or serious gamer. It will provide you with a smooth and seamless gaming experience, and make you feel like a true Mandalorian warrior. Upgrade your PS5 storage today, and know ‘This is the Way.’