MSP430F5418 is not recommended for new designs.
This product continues to be in production to support existing customers. Please consider one of these alternatives:
Same functionality and pinout but is not an equivalent to the compared device:
MSP430F5418A ACTIVE 18 MHz MCU with 128KB Flash, 16KB SRAM, 12-bit ADC, DMA, UART/SPI/I2C, Timer, HW Multiplier This product is a microcontroller with the same memory, peripheral, and pin-out configuration while incorporating performance improvements.