The SSD of Steam Deck may be user upgradeable
Valve’s Steam Deck has caused quite a stir in the gaming industry.immediately Scalpers are selling The booking and official delivery date for RRP is far beyond 2022.But through Reddit post This shows that the M.2 2230 SSD can be upgraded.
Valve’s Steam Deck uses slot-mounted M.2 2230 SSD, which may be upgraded to a higher capacity version. The M.2 2230 slot apparently exists on the 256GB and 512GB models, and the technical specification update indicates that it will exist, but it is not installed on the low-cost eMMC model. This may mean that eMMC owners may be able to add faster internal storage at a lower cost. Although M.2 2230 drives are not particularly common, they can be purchased from online retailers, but the prices are indeed high.
This Reddit post Show suspected email conversations between Midnight watch And Valve co-founder Gabe Newell, which seems to have triggered Update official specifications.
Some things should not be user replaceable for multiple reasons: hardware (accessibility, custom SSD, off-the-shelf SSD with very specific heat dissipation, etc.) and software (the operating system is on the pre-installed SSD, so the operating system needs to be migrated To a new drive, this may not be possible, depending on the location and connection of the SSD. In any case, Valve warns that replacing the internal drive is not easy (if possible).
Pre-ordering makes Valve’s shiny new Steam platform ahead of other platforms, which seems like a good idea for core mobile and PC gamers. However, it appears that those who have pre-ordered the top 512GB version of the Valve portable game console will have to wait until the third quarter of 2022 to get their devices.
UK users who have pre-ordered the top 512GB model are now Notice They will only get their units in the second quarter of 2022 (statistics for April), not the 2021 holiday.
Now we must wait until the hardware arrives and start dismantling.