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M.2 Flex in riser card

iWearKiltz
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Hi all

 

Just wondering if I should be concerned at the flex of my M.2 NVMe SSD in the riser card of my Crossfire Impact board. See pics attached. My thoughts are that the thermal pads may soften up with heat and so the SSD may straighten out?

 

 

pre-installation

 

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22 minutes ago, iWearKiltz said:

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That's not correct, you need different thickness of thermal pads over the chips since the NAND and controller are not in the same level plane. 

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