Here is our review of the Seagate Lightsaber Collection Special Edition FireCuda PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD.
Officially licensed by Lucasfilm, the special edition FireCuda NVMe SSD represents the famed characters with three iconic Lightsaber designs built on swappable heatsink faceplates so gamers can choose a design inspired by the Jedi or Sith that fits their collection at any moment. The drive includes customisable RGB LED lighting that shines through the faceplate to bring a galaxy of atmosphere to battle stations. The unique loading mechanism that attaches the interchangeable faceplates to the SSD and the heatsink were engineered and developed by EKWB. The integrated passive heatsink minimizes thermal throttling and maintains peak performance for longer periods of time.
With up to 2TB of capacity and delivering sequential read speeds of up to 7300 MB/s, the drive enables gamers to harness the full power of PCIe Gen4 to dominate next-generation games and applications. Offering a high endurance rating of up to 2550 total bytes written (TBW), the special edition drive includes Seagate’s five-year limited warranty and three-years of Rescue Data Recovery Service so users have peace of mind as they choose their light side or dark side gaming destiny.
What’s in the box?
The box contains the drive, 3 different faceplates (Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi), instructions, cable and stickers.
A Closer Look
The Seagate Lightsaber Collection Special Edition FireCuda PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD is small and light (not that you will be carrying it around) and is very easy to install.
What sets this particular SSD apart is that it is part of Star Wars Lightsaber Collection. There are three separate faceplates that come in the box – Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi. They are inspired by Star Wars: A New Hope.
The faceplates are easy to swap out, they just slide off and on. Each one lights up the colour of the chosen characters lightsaber, which is really cool!
The SSD itself has a custom heatsink which minimises thermal throttling and maintain peak performance for longer periods of time.
The SSD itself is very fast, adding this to your setup will really make a difference, whether its for gaming, photos, music or just storage.
Seagate also include their Rescue Services as part of the package – always useful if the worst happens, they may be able to help you get your files back.
If you are in the market for a high speed, cool SSD, and you are a Star Wars fan, then this one is definitely for you!
The Seagate Lightsaber Collection Special Edition FireCuda PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD is available now priced around £159.90 for the 1TB version, and £239.90 for the 2TB version.