Many companies have announced M.2 SSDs specifically designed for Sony’s PlayStation 5 game consoles, but some enthusiasts already have unused high-end SSDs and can use them with their PlayStation 5 consoles. For this audience, SilverStone has launched a TP05 heatsink for the M.2-2280 drive that is perfectly compatible with the PS5.
SilverStone TP05 (SST-TP05B) consists of an aluminum heatsink with a z height of 5.6 mm, an aluminum bottom cover, and two types of thermal pads. Drive bottom thickness 0.5 mm (1.8 W / mK thermal conductivity)) and drive top thickness 1.75 mm (1.5 W / mK thermal conductivity).The cooling system can be used with any M.2-2280 SSD and reports that it guarantees proper heat dissipation under heavy loads from both sides of the drive. Hermitage Akihabara..
PlayStation 5 can support off-the-shelf SSDs made by third parties, but on the console Very specific requirements For these devices. First, it must have a PCIe 4.0 x4 interface and provide a sequential read speed of 5500 MB / s or higher. Second, the thickness of the primary heat sink should not exceed 8 mm, but the thickness of the secondary heat sink should not exceed 2.45 mm.
There is no difference in the whole Build your own external SSD, Just for what you put in your PS5.
Choosing an SSD that already has a cooling system that complies with Sony PS5 requirements is certainly not difficult (some, Like samsungHas created a version of SSD with a heatsink just for this purpose), but for those who already have a drive or plan to buy an SSD without a heatsink and equip it themselves, SilverStone’s TP05 It makes sense to get.
SilverStone has not announced the price of the SST-TP05B heatsink and is uncertain about its availability. However, this makes it easier for SSDs that comply with other methods around the house to meet Sony’s recommendations.
https://www.tomshardware.com/uk/news/silvestone-announces-ssd-heatsink-for-ps5 SilverStone manufactures PlayStation 5 compliant SSD heatsink