Upgradeable laptop computer maker Framework has noticed a distinct segment and gone for it, placing a Steam Deck suitable 2TB SSD improve up on the market as a part of their PC components market.
Framework is beginning to promote the 2TB Western Digital SN740 2230 for $299 of their US and Canada retailer – although at the moment are out of inventory – and are exploring their choices for stocking in Europe and Australia in future.
The problem that Steam Deck house owners have for upgrading their handheld is in getting an SSD that’s the proper dimension. Whereas the Steam Deck makes use of a normal M.2 keyed NVMe SSD, Valve opted for the small 2230 dimension that’s extra suited to the shape issue, versus the far more widespread and longer 2280 SSDs.
The Framework Laptop makes use of the latter, however the firm’s provide chain already contains Western Digital, they usually had been in a position so as to add the SN740 within the 2230 dimension to their order. The drives are additionally suitable with numerous Floor laptops and tablets, and different units with dimension constraints.
Do notice that, if you wish to increase the interior storage in your Steam Deck, you’ll need to be pretty comfy with taking it aside. Teardown and improve specialists iFixit created a Steam Deck upgrade guide you could comply with.
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