12-30-2017 05:31 PM
TLDR; I tried to use this device as a bootable OS drive for Windows 10 while it was plugged into a USB 3.0 port. The heat was so intense that it literally bent the plastic/metal USB plug.
01-01-2018 04:07 PM
Yes, they can get hot, very hot. Are you sure there was nothing under the drive pushing it up?
Important files = Backed up files