2021-08-02 21:11:04 > PS5 > PS5: How To Install An M.2 Internal SSD

Friend this is something that many want to learn, so pay attention if you want to know how to install an internal M.2 SSD in your PS5.

What does an M.2 SSD have to do with a PS5?

Not everyone knows it, but the storage that the console brings is not exactly the best, with only 500 GB it is insufficient, so many users would like to update their internal storage. Fortunately, thanks to a new update, it is possible to use an M.2 SSD inside a PS5 as internal storage to increase its space. So pay attention because we are going to tell you how to install an internal M.2 SSD.

How to install M.2 internal SSD in PS5?

Before telling, you how to install an internal M.2 SSD in PS5, you have to know that the advantage of an M.2 is that it is much faster than a sata SSD and naturally much faster than an HDD. Although you must bear in mind, before knowing how to install an internal SSD, that this process involves opening the PS5.

Now, in terms of mounting, we recommend an M.2 SSD of one of the following models and capacities:
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    • WD_BLACK SN850 of at least 1 TB

    • PNY XLR8 Gaming CS3040 of at least 1 TB

    • Samsung 980 PRO of at least 1 TB

    You should keep in mind that not all M.2 SSDs can be used in the console, they must meet some minimum specifications.

    Its capacity should range from a minimum of 250 GB to a maximum of 4 TB.

    It is recommended that the read speed is at least 5.5 GB / s and heat dissipation structures, it does not matter that they, are not integrated into the SSD.

    Also pay attention to disk sizes, that is the width, length and height of the device, so find its form factor based on its measurements.

    The height of the device should not exceed 11.25 mm, so if you plan to buy a separate cooling unit for the SSD, you should take this into account.

    Remember that M.2 SATA SSDs are not compatible with the console.

    That's all you need to know about how to install an internal M.2 SSD in PS5 and now that you know it, we hope that you will be able to install it smoothly and find the right device quickly.

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