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post #9134 of (permalink) Old 03-08-2019, 02:45 AM
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I just found out NVMEs need cooling only on the controller as the memory likes to work rather warm. Some actually talk about degradation if you keep it too cool.

I've got an ICY BOX heatsink and I'm thinking about sinking only the controller and leave the rest without thermal pad.

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