Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
2230 m.2 slots
#10
I think the 'Not intended for end-user replacement' statement may relate to the internal design and more importantly the NVMe SSD and CPU cooling solution. It might be genuinely difficult to replace/upgrade, probably not by intentional design but just necessity.
I wonder if Valve's choice in NVMe SSD form factor (2230) was strictly based on size with limited space?
If it really is just a matter of small vs big form factors, I wonder if it would be possible to use an M.2 riser/extension ribbon to then use a full-fat 2280 which has higher market availability and lower overall prices as a result.
Of course using a larger form-factor M.2 NVMe SSD would require extra space to accommodate it, I'm sure someone will eventually put together a custom outer shell for the Steam Deck; we'll see what happens.
Reply


Messages In This Thread
2230 m.2 slots - by Orelio - 16-07-2021, 08:44 PM
RE: 2230 m.2 slots - by ilyt - 16-07-2021, 08:58 PM
RE: 2230 m.2 slots - by Faranox - 16-07-2021, 09:54 PM
RE: 2230 m.2 slots - by Astoria - 16-07-2021, 09:55 PM
RE: 2230 m.2 slots - by Orelio - 16-07-2021, 09:56 PM
RE: 2230 m.2 slots - by nicolapcweek94 - 17-07-2021, 02:55 AM
RE: 2230 m.2 slots - by Orelio - 17-07-2021, 10:56 AM
RE: 2230 m.2 slots - by thepwrtank18 - 16-07-2021, 10:38 PM
RE: 2230 m.2 slots - by Orelio - 16-07-2021, 10:49 PM
RE: 2230 m.2 slots - by GabeN - 19-07-2021, 06:28 AM
RE: 2230 m.2 slots - by Schildmadchen - 21-07-2021, 10:35 PM
RE: 2230 m.2 slots - by Geforce - 22-07-2021, 06:50 AM
RE: 2230 m.2 slots - by GabeN - 24-07-2021, 12:28 PM
RE: 2230 m.2 slots - by Geforce - 20-07-2021, 08:38 AM
RE: 2230 m.2 slots - by Astoria - 20-07-2021, 09:35 PM
RE: 2230 m.2 slots - by Geforce - 21-07-2021, 01:36 PM
RE: 2230 m.2 slots - by Geforce - 07-10-2021, 01:48 AM

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)