How not to modify the "pocket" prefix Steam Deck

Valve representative Lawrence Young tweeted that Steam Deck owners should not install more than

large SSD. The way to do this was previously discovered by the players. Discuss

The default on the Steam Deck is30mm solid state drive. However, players have found a way to replace it with a 42mm SSD with more storage. It is only necessary to slightly advance the fixing screw on the motherboard, and then remove the thermal pad to the side.

Yang asks not to.He explained that drives with a width of 42 millimeters consume more energy and heat up more than the Steam Deck can structurally withstand. Such modifications may reduce the life of the console.

Officially, Steam Deck supports three types of SSD - 64 GB, 256 GB and 512 GB.