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    Intake fans are blowing directly on the ssd. I...

    Intake fans are blowing directly on the ssd.
    I you want to, check the location of M.2_2 slot on IX Formula motherboard - right in front of those fans.

    The drive holds around 47-56 under small...
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    UPD: Guess who can't calm down? Even with...

    UPD:
    Guess who can't calm down?
    Even with perfectly attached heatsinks, this....soldering iron can't drop under 46c.
    I know it's not even near 80c, when it'll start to throttle, but I just can't...
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    Good idea, but in my case the hottest chip has...

    Good idea, but in my case the hottest chip has very small surface to try and cut something.
    I think I'll leave everything as it is right now.
    I have achieved some progress, so it's still better,...
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    Well, can't say that I'm impressed. The...

    Well, can't say that I'm impressed.
    The difference is 2-4c. Now sitting just under 50.

    Maybe I really need to peel off the copper string, and stick the heatsinks directly to chips?


    UPD:...
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    If it really helps, Corsair should hire me :D I...

    If it really helps, Corsair should hire me :D
    I have those heatsinks for 3 more ssd's.

    Btw I haven't peeled of the copper stripe, just the sticker.
    Stripe has it's own sticky tape (for the...
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    Isn't that exactly, what i did on fotos? If...

    Isn't that exactly, what i did on fotos?
    If someone wanders, that is my Corsair mp500 with heatsinks.
    Soon I'll post results of temp. difference.
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    The thread seems to be a little abandoned......

    The thread seems to be a little abandoned...
    Just gona leave this here....
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    Just incase someone may be intrested ;)
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    Ebay has all sorts of these thing. All and every...

    Ebay has all sorts of these thing. All and every size.

    I have ordered black ones (home-made style :D).

    For the controller (the main trouble-maker) ...
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    Buellersdayoff said, that these little heatsinks...

    Buellersdayoff said, that these little heatsinks work pretty well.
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170226/55d70ee49ac884bdc0cc670d197dd821.jpg
    I believe that anything is better that nothing.
    My...
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    As soon, as my heatsinks arrive, I'll post the...

    As soon, as my heatsinks arrive, I'll post the results with them.
    If they really help, this may help you too.

    http://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/r3wAAOSw~CRTpbXP/s-l500.jpg
    Will be somewhat like...
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    The form factor IS the problem in some way. A...

    The form factor IS the problem in some way.
    A super fast controller is packed in a tiny space with everything else.
    The heat would be distributed better if there was more space to be distributed...
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    I guess, we can officially call 2_2 slot colder...

    I guess, we can officially call 2_2 slot colder than 2_1.
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    62799 Idle now looks like this. Back in the...

    62799
    Idle now looks like this.
    Back in the days of SATA SSD, i never thought that a storage device will be x2 time hotter than the CPU.
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    Nevertheless, Now I'm (not much, but) under 60c....

    Nevertheless,
    Now I'm (not much, but) under 60c.

    *UPD: after a few hours of web-surfing, youtube watching etc, the temp is aroun 56-59.
    So not that much of an improvement, but still a progress....
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    Here are the results: (!) After moving to 2_2...

    Here are the results: (!)

    After moving to 2_2 the average idle temp chenged to.....

    52-54c. No fans, no heasink, just moved to 2_2.
    With some load (archiving 3Gb folder) temp rises to 61, but...
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    The main difference between 2_1 and 2_2 is the...

    The main difference between 2_1 and 2_2 is the plastic cover of the MOBO.
    https://www.asus.com/media/global/gallery/gUmzAeq9QqA4NAig_setting_000_1_90_end_500.png
    There are case fans in the front...
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    Thats a good point! Strange, is it my drive so...

    Thats a good point!

    Strange, is it my drive so hot, or is samsung so much colder?
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    Do yours little sinks help? I agree, this one...

    Do yours little sinks help?

    I agree, this one is short, but the sink is bigger overal, so it has more surface area.
    I'm not sure, will I be able to stick a small sink on the controller chip...
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    Buellersdayoff Do these things help? Ebay is...

    Buellersdayoff

    Do these things help?
    Ebay is full of same things.

    I like this one, should i try?...
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    Pity that 960 EVO was not in stock when I was...

    Pity that 960 EVO was not in stock when I was choosing.
    Now there is no opportunity to return it(

    Say, that MP500 is not THAT bad, please :D
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    Well, thanx for the discussion. Will experiment...

    Well, thanx for the discussion.
    Will experiment with 2_2 slot.

    If nothing else, I'll add a cooler to the front of the case.
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    Looks just like that. :( Those adapters look...

    Looks just like that. :(


    Those adapters look nice, but little expensive for a piece of ...whatever they are.

    Interesting, are there some special configurations in BIOS needed, to use M.2 disk...
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    Impressive difference! According to manual, my...

    Impressive difference!
    According to manual, my MP500 starts to throttle at 80c.

    Don't realy know how much will gaming increase load on the SSD, because it's not that much data to transfer... i...
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    Glad to see, that I'm not the only one who have...

    Glad to see, that I'm not the only one who have came up with the plan of moving to m.2_2.

    So, does this help you? If your ssd was 70+ in M.2_1, what is the temp in 2_2 now?

    I don't care for...
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    M.2 SSD temperature

    Hello Everyone.

    On IX formula MOBO there is a cover, that covers the M.2_1 slot.
    AIDA64 shows that my ssd is 65 degree C in idle.

    I'm afraid, that it's going to be too hot when i'll start...
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