I personally wouldn’t take the risk. For an extra £/$10 it is worth it to dissipate that heat and not potentially damage your lovely machine. Just my opinion and yes I think it’s recommended to have one.Quick question : is a heatsink necessary if your buying it for a PS5?
Installation: Extremely easy and it has a heat sink already installed. The heat sink is flush the case. Around 2 minutes to get it installed.
Read Speed: 6540.355 MB/s it surpasses Sonys reccomendations.
1TB Samsung 980Pro with heatsink
Installation : Easy but taking off those covers needed more force than I realised. Heatsink is flush and the cover can be replaced after installation.
Read Speed reported by PS5: 5557MB/s
Does remote play work for you? The other day I tried connecting to my PS5 on my usual home network and it just showed a black screen. May have nothing to do with installing the SSD but it was the first time this happened.I was playing Resident Evil 3 with my 1TB Nextorage NVME and here’s my impression of the overall performance.
I/O wise I haven’t noticed any issues. No I/O stutters of any kind. As for the fan noise I haven’t noticed any increase in it. Soon I’ll try out Horizon Forbidden West and South Park Fractured But Whole. I’ll update once I play with those a little bit.
Go with the best heatsink (Elecgear).I have a friend who was able to get a PS5, so looks like at the end of this week I'll be finally jumping in. The first thing I wanted to do was expand the storage. Found this WD SN850 2TB going for $239 US
Now for the heatsink was looking at the Sabrent (because it screws right on top) and 20 bucks isn't too bad. Or would the ElecGear be close for just a little more?