Framework now sells 2TB Steam Deck upgrade drives

The Steam Deck lies on a wooden table, face down, with a fan and screwdriver resting on its back.
Ready to open up my Steam Deck. | Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge

Game recognizes game. Framework, maker of the modular Framework Laptop, is now stocking a part for the other easily repairable portable PC that’s been making headlines — Valve’s Steam Deck. You can now buy a 2TB SSD upgrade from the company, and it might be the easiest way to do so yet.

See, while it’s fairly easy to replace the Steam Deck’s SSD, it’s not quite as easy to buy the right parts. The Steam Deck uses the smallest kind of modular SSD — the M.2 2230, which measures just 30mm long — and it’s only designed to fit a single-sided one, which has flash memory chips on one side.

Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge
Two M.2 2230 drives, one with an EMI shield.

More importantly, M.2 2230 drives are generally...

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