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970 Evo m.2 question

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Yes, bottom doesn't have much on it at all, can see it here https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07CGGNX7S/

 

3rd image on left hand side.

Looking at the pictures, it seems the memory chips are only on the top side and the back/bottom side has nothing on it. Can you confirm for me?

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Yes, bottom doesn't have much on it at all, can see it here https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07CGGNX7S/

 

3rd image on left hand side.

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Just now, paddy-stone said:

Yes, bottom doesn't have much on it at all, can see it here https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07CGGNX7S/

Yea, thats what I was seeing as well. I have a heatsink ill be throwing on it since I have one already on my Intel 600p it will be replacing. Since everything is on the top side, this is a good thing to ensure everything is covered with the heatsink. 

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1 minute ago, Skiiwee29 said:

Yea, thats what I was seeing as well. I have a heatsink ill be throwing on it since I have one already on my Intel 600p it will be replacing. Since everything is on the top side, this is a good thing to ensure everything is covered with the heatsink. 

Does it really need a heatsink?  If you have a case with good enough airflow it should be OK I think... Operating temps are fairly good IIRC. BTW nice choice, I am pretty impressed with the generational leaps in performance samsung has put out lately, and endurance.

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Just now, paddy-stone said:

Does it really need a heatsink?  If you have a case with good enough airflow it should be OK I think... Operating temps are fairly good IIRC. BTW nice choice, I am pretty impressed with the generational leaps in performance samsung has put out lately, and endurance.

I already have it. I have a full water cooling loop in my case so it has OK air flow, not great and the m.2 slot on my board is under the GPU, so I error on the side of caution to be safe. 

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Yeah, here

 

Operating Temperature is 0 - 70 degree Celsius Operating Temperature

 

If it even gets close to 70C, I would say that's more of an airflow problem and would reconfigure case fans, or apply more cooling fans, rather than a heatsink, which I have heard can be detrimental rather than helpful... I don't know first hand though as I don't generally like heatsinks, it's bad enough that some board manufacturers put on ugly heatsinks without adding to it :D

 

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2 minutes ago, Skiiwee29 said:

I already have it. I have a full water cooling loop in my case so it has OK air flow, not great and the m.2 slot on my board is under the GPU, so I error on the side of caution to be safe. 

Ahh I see, yeah with a custom water loop, the airflow is generally a bit poorer, I opted for an AIO instead on mine and the airflow is awesome.

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