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Thinking about picking up this HDD waterblock to fit into a future loop I'm gonna do.

It will be cooling a HDD 150g raptor x, the one with the window. I like that is can display the window if mounted a certai way.

Is it a decent block, I notice it's on sale....Just want to make sure it's not like a peice of junk lol

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=242&products_id=28459
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WCing Hard Drives is pointless unless you are going for the cool look of it.
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IIRC, mechanical hard drives don't benefit from cooler temperatures.
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I believe Google did a study that recommended you actually keep drives a little warmer; colder temperatures are a hard drives nightmare.
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Originally Posted by jellis142 View Post

I believe Google did a study that recommended you actually keep drives a little warmer; colder temperatures are a hard drives nightmare.

Completely agree did quite a bit of research I really just wanted to silence my HDD's and was going to get the Aquacomputers version for 4 Hdd looks great but I decided not to get it once i found out that it damages you HDD since they not design to operate at such low temps! Stick with air cooling for HDD!

I guess if you have one just for the looks (the AC do look great smile.gif ) you could just take it out of the loop and fill the hdd wb with water!
    
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Originally Posted by jellis142 View Post

I believe Google did a study that recommended you actually keep drives a little warmer; colder temperatures are a hard drives nightmare.

Yea thats about sums it up. But before anyone does so, no your hdd cannot be overclocked in the microwave or oven wink.gif
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I am definitely doing this for the aesthetic appeal. It will be in a build that is being based completely for display.....so welp.
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