The inclusion of big, fat fans is the bare minimum for a modern PC processor, and liquid cooling is almost the norm for performance CPUs. With the arrival of the new Gigabyte Aorus Gen4 SSD, we’re beginning to wonder whether solid-state storage could – or, perhaps more pertinently, should – head the same way.
The Aorus is notable for its double-sided copper heat spreader, which lowers temperatures by 16 per cent. The question is whether this improves performance. After all, do SSDs actually run that hot? Well, er…
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