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    MotherboardAsus Maximus IX Formula
    ProcessorIntel I7 7700K @ 4.7Ghz
    Memory (part number)32GB DDR4 Corsair Vengeance XLP 3600Mhz
    Graphics Card #1Asus Strix 1080Ti OC
    MonitorAsus MG279 144Hz, MHL
    Storage #1Corsair MP500 480GB NVME SSD
    Storage #2Hitachi Ultrastar 7K6000 2TB
    CPU CoolerNoctua NH-U14S
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    Question 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 playing.

    I'm thinking about moving the ssd to M.2_2 port, that is at the bottom of the MOBO.
    It's not covered by anything, and is located perpendicularly to the MOBO.
    Or maybe just remove the cover from M.2_1 slot?
    Can you please share your thoughts about this?

    Also, will there be any difference in performance between M.2_1 and M.2_2?
    Or maybe some other problems?

    *My SSD:

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