Valve Designer: No, Seriously, Don’t Do This Steam Deck SSD Mod

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Also in Steam Deck news, Valve’s Lawrence Yang – a designer who worked on the laptop – weighed in on a widely shared mod that replaces the pre-installed SSD with a larger, faster model. His advice: don’t.

The mod, by a Twitter user belly jelly, replaces the default M.2 2230 SSD with a slightly longer M.2 2242 drive. It seems to work fine most of the time, except for making the heatsink “bend a bit”. It was later shared by PC Gamer, GameSpot and others before Yang tweeted a warning that such a change would “significantly reduce the life of your Deck” by moving vital thermal pads to cool the charger IC (circuit integrated).

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50% of US internet households earning more than $100,000 a year say their electricity costs are too high

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Orro, Smart Energy Water, Homebase, NRG Energy and more to speak at Smart Energy SummitDALLAS, June 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Latest consumer research from Parks Associates, “Smart energy at home:…

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