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I want to buy m2 ssd 500gb,
I think ahci (sata) is cooler than nvme,
I am worried that m2 sata will be eliminated on the motherboard after 5 years.
Will it?
 
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Don't buy a sata m.2, it's pointless.
 

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I think ahci (sata) is cooler than nvme
It is but in that case you could buy a cheaper 2.5" Sata SSD.
PCIe NVMe's are designed for higher speeds and they do run hotter but I don't think you will be writing to it 24/7, since only then it becomes hotter and may throttle down in speed.

If you are looking at M.2s for normal use buy an M.2 PCIe NVMe for the OS.
 
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For all practical intents & purposes, M.2 SATA drives are dead, or soon will be, except for those folks that insist on keeping really old systems running, therefore

Go M.2 NVME, or go home.....

they will be around at least until the "next big thing" comes along, which may be a few years, especially since the pcie v4 protocol is upon us now, with v5 & 6 already in the works, which will enable faster & faster data transfers on these already speedy drives.

Yes as P4 stated, they do run a tad hotter if under heavy load, but you just have to be certain your case has good airflow, and worst case, add a heatsink to them if not already included, which more & more of the name brand ones come with them nowadays....

WD, Sammy, Corsair are among the fastest, best built nvme drives atm, but there are others too. Just stay away from the bargin-budget brands/models, which don't have the dram buffers and/or are missing other key features just to reach a certain price point... ya only gonna get whatcha pay for :)
 
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