[SOLVED] M. 2 heatsink touching graphics card - problem?

James Blonde

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Been having a bit of a nightmare... I've bought a new fanned heatsink for one of my 2 m.2 drives. Unfortunatrly the m.2 slot is in between my pcie slots, and the heatsinked drive doesn't seem to fit under my graphics card which is a 3.5 bay card.

So I've swapped my 2 m.2 drives around. The second drive / heatsink does just fit under the graphics card, but I suspect is touching. Ironically, it seems to be running a bit cooler than it was...

Would it be fair to say that this shouldn't be a problem, and that really I've in effect added a bigger heatsink??

Or do you see problems ahead?
 

James Blonde

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Cool, thanks, yep, makes sense.

I've got a thinner heatsink than the one it came with, I might try swapping it out. Playing musical chairs trying to find the best options!

Does beg lots of questions, but maybe for other threads!
 

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