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Sabrent shows heatsink with SSD completely filling PlayStation 5 expansion slot – Games – News

Sabrent is working on an SSD heatsink that will fill the entire PlayStation 5 expansion slot. The heatsink replaces the cover in the console that hides the M.2 SSD. Sabrent will sell the Heatsink with a Rocket 4 Plus SSD.

In a video, Sabrent shows off an SSD heatsink built specifically for the PlayStation 5. It’s still a prototype, but the manufacturer says it will combine it with its own SSDs. It is not yet known if the heatsink will also be available separately.

According to Sabrent, it is actually possible to use . files Rocket 4 Plus-ssd It can be used with the PS5 heatsink, but the original cover can no longer be attached. With the new design, Sabrent integrates this cover plate into the heatsink itself.

Sabrent does not provide details on cooling performance. It is not clear if the special design actually affects performance. Sabrent is the first manufacturer to offer an SSD heatsink made specifically for the PlayStation 5.

Other manufacturers have already indicated that their SSD hard drives are suitable for use in the Sony console. For example, WD says that for the WD Black SN850 and according to Seagate, FireCuda 530 models are suitable for the console.

Sony has issued recommendations for ssd expansion in PlayStation 5. It must meet certain dimensions and there are recommendations for speed. SSD expansion is currently only available for PlayStation 5 beta users. It is not yet known when Sony will release the expansion option for all users.