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Why are you all using the M.2 adaptor, when you can just get a thermal pad or heat sink and use it on the M.2 slot

probably because they don't have an M.2 slot?
post #252 of 438
Hang on, why do you need heatsinks on an SSD?

Also.. Definitely wanting one of these. It's about the same price (minus current gouging) as what I paid for my 850Pro anyhow.
Edited by kael13 - 10/23/15 at 6:48am
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Hang on, why do you need heatsinks on an SSD?

Also.. Definitely wanting one of these. It's about the same price (minus current gouging) as what I paid for my 850Pro anyhow.

The controllers on the Samsung SM951 ACHI (NVMe seem to be unaffected) SSDs can get hot and throttle under (unrealistic) loads. I'm assuming he wants to be safe and get heatsinks for his 950 Pro.

In other news, the SM951 NVMe has better 4K read performance and is a better choice for desktop usage.

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The controllers on the Samsung SM951 ACHI (NVMe seem to be unaffected) SSDs can get hot and throttle under (unrealistic) loads. I'm assuming he wants to be safe and get heatsinks for his 950 Pro.

In other news, the SM951 NVMe has better 4K read performance and is a better choice for desktop usage.


Thanks.

Re. your second point; that's so close it could be within the margin of error. Would have to compare across a couple of reviews.
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The theoretical and actual differences between the 950 Pro and SM951 NVMe will not be noticeable in practice.

Nonetheless, the price point and featureset is pretty attractive for now builds. No reason to upgrade though.
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Based on the latest reviews of the 950 Pro, I'd like to add additional cooling to my unit when I receive it. Can someone please let us know what the size of the UBX controller on the SM951 is in millimeters? The two SSDs share the same controllers. Thanks.

Information on the 950's thermals
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Is anyone not going thermal pads or the PCIE adaptor with the Samsung 950
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Preordered mine from Amazon. Hope to receive it Friday. Mine will be used in a AsRock X99 Professional 3.1 with a 5960X CPU.
Under normal workloads there is no need for heat sinks. The ultra m.2 slot is about 3-4 pcie slots below my graphics card (FuryX). Also my front fans will pull in a nice breeze across the 950 pro.
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Preordered mine from Amazon. Hope to receive it Friday. Mine will be used in a AsRock X99 Professional 3.1 with a 5960X CPU.
Under normal workloads there is no need for heat sinks. The ultra m.2 slot is about 3-4 pcie slots below my graphics card (FuryX). Also my front fans will pull in a nice breeze across the 950 pro.
Please do "my thoughts" post!
It's good to have the reviews, but it's harder to justify premium on synthetics for ssd's.
It stomps in numbers my poor m4, but it adds a hefty tag on total for what I want to get. And it could very be ssd vs gpu decision.
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I'm going to add the heatsinks because adding heatsinks is fun, what can I say. I'm going to assume taking off the sticker voids the warranty, o well I suppose.

I'm using the adapter card even though I have an m.2 slot mainly to get slightly better airflow.

Anyone know if the samsung nvme driver comes on the drive itself, is it part of magician, or has it just not been posted yet? Thanks
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