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Valve engineer warns against Steam Deck SSD mod

Officially, Steam Deck only supports M.2 2230 SSDs, but modders have found a way to use 2242 form factor SSDs inside the portable console. This increases the variety of SSDs you can mount on the console and the storage, as 2242 SSDs tend to come with more. However, modding the console to support such SSDs will shorten its lifespan, according to a Valve engineer.

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Chillblast presents ultra slim Skylake Samurai gaming laptop

There's nothing that PC gamer like better than to refer to themselves as Gaming Royalty. KitGuru wonders if that's the mindset that Chillblast was in when they created the Samurai Gaming Notebook. Born around Japan's Heian period, Samurai were “those who serve in close attendance to the nobility”. Whatever the logic, the specifications, …

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Kingston begins to ship SSDs in M.2 form-factor

Kingston Technology this week started to ship its first solid-state drives in the M.2 2280 form-factor. Such SSDs will soon become popular as the latest platforms based on Intel’s 9-series chipsets support the M.2 SSDs with the PCI Express 2.0 x2 interface and up to 1GB/s of bandwidth. Unfortunately, the …

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