This Monday (20), the ASRock introduced a new heat sink dedicated to M.2 PCIe 5.0 SSD. The cooling solution is called “Blazing M.2 Gen5 Fan Heatsink” and it has a fan for active heat dissipation, in order to maintain the stability of the components through a lower temperature.
Blazing M.2 Gen5 Heatsink with Fan
ASRock’s new SSD cooler is designed for the company’s new generation of motherboards, with AMD AM5 and Intel LGA1700 sockets and M.2 PCIe Gen5 slots available.
Unlike other PCIe 5.0 SSD heatsink solutions, the Blazing M.2 Gen5 Heatsink with Fan It presents a different construction, with more height than other models. The product has aluminum parts, as well as having a 30mm fan that runs at 5 CFM.
Availability of new ASRock coolers
TO ASRock now has five versions of the Blazing M.2 Gen5 Heatsink with Fan, each one compatible with one of the brand’s motherboard models. Two of them are officially available from December 2022, and this week the types three, four Is five from the following table were presented.
According to the international portal TechPowerUpthe expectation is that each of the sinks will cost around $30. TO ASRockHowever, he notes that the product will not be sold in all regions where the brand operates.
Blazing M.2 Gen5 Fan Heatsink Official Page
PCIe 5.0 SSD temperature
Temperature is one of the challenges of PCIe Gen5 SSD. In general, higher performance is almost always related to higher operating temperatures. As one of the proposals of the new SSDs to increase performance, heat dissipation becomes one of the issues to be resolved by manufacturers.
Several of the new models, including, natively feature active heat sinks.
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