Unboxing

Unboxing

The Team Group 480 GB comes in a very basic blister pack which doesn’t include mounting screws nor does it really advertise its features.  Of course, we bought two – one for AMD and the other for NVIDIA.

Here is the other side.

The metallic color is passably acceptable and rather different from other drives, but it is hidden anyway when it is installed in our EVGA DG-77 case.  One thing that is very noticeable is that the Team Group SSD is very lightweight when compared with other SSDs, and Team Group touts this as an advantage for notebooks.  They also claim it is durable and less likely to be damaged from shock by bumping or dropping it.

Here is the other side.

It is a SATA III SSD with the usual connectors.  Here is a group picture with our other drives.

Let’s look next at our test configuration before we do any benching