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    ROG Junior Member Array Duster66 PC Specs
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    XII Hero SSD Heatsink Height Clearance

    I've been searching for a compatible SSD heatsink for use in the XIII Hero. I can't find any clearance specs for one. This is with the cover on over the SSD in slot M.2_3.

    Is it even advisable to add a heatsink there for a 980Pro? Thanks.

    NOTE: It is the XIII Hero, not XII Hero as title is incorrect.

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    MotherboardMaximus XIII Hero (z590)
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    980pro are working fine in the XIII Hero (I have 2!), make sure you use the thermal pads that comes with the motherboard and properly reinstall the motherboard heatsinks

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