MSI showcases their SPATIUM Vapour chamber SSD cooler at Computex 2024

MSI’s see-through SPATIUM SSD cooler looks awesome and delivers impressive thermals

MSI claims to have achieved a world first at Computex 2024, showcasing a SPATIUM series “non-metal two-phase” cooling solution for NVMe SSDs. Given the see-through nature of this heatsink, users can see the heatsink’s phase transition happen, with the liquid inside bubbling into gas and condensing elsewhere.


MSI has claimed that this heatsink design is “up to 11 degrees Celsius” cooler than standard aluminium SSD heatsinks. This makes this MSI SPATIUM cooling solution both a visual spectacle and a useful SSD cooling solution.

With their new Rocket 5 series of SSDs, Sabrent has proven that PCIe 5.0 SSDs can run cool enough to operate without a large cooling solution. With this in mind, we have to wonder if this custom cooling solution from MSI is even required. Surely future PCIe 5.0 SSDs will not need large cooling solution? Even so, it will be likely that SSD heatsinks will once again come into vogue with PCIe 6.0.

What we have here is an interesting product, but not one with a lot of market potential. It is neat to see this heatsink in action, inaudibly bubbling away to transfer heat. That said, do people want a cooling solution like this inside their PCs?

You can join the discussion on MSI’s non-metal vapour chamber SSD cooler on the OC3D Forums.

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