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Does anyone know a USB disk that's considerably fast and capacitive but it doesn't get very hot?

Currently I own a SanDisk Ultraflair 3.0 and even without moving anything it gets hot. For example, when I was moving an approximately 10 GB file, I couldn't even touch it for a minute, so I obviously can't run any OS. My OTG 2.0 USB is too slow.

Appreciate any help.

  • IMHO you could improve your question a little, at least write ”USB disk“ rather than just ”USB“ in the title. The term ”USB“ itself refers to protocols and specifications, not to a device. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USB – myrdd Jul 5 '19 at 14:46
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How about get a USB 3 to SATA adapter, and attach a 2.5" SSD to it.

or this

https://www.amazon.com/M-2-External-Converter-Adapter-Enclosure/dp/B076DCNZM3

or this nvme version:

https://www.amazon.com/Sabrent-EC-NVME-Aluminum-Enclosure-Nvme/dp/B07K4TZQ7D

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  • … and then (maybe) look for a HDD which doesn't get too hot. – myrdd Jul 5 '19 at 14:43

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