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Originally Posted by ElevenEleven View Post

Won't that affect the cooling of the hard drive?

If you plan to package in in the PSU area of the Prodigy, its not going to get any airflow anyway. SSDs (at least in my experiances) dont get very hot at all. As far as I remember, they ran colder than hard drives.

I mean, if your drive gets particularily hot on the PCB, it might need to be actively cooled by fans in the case, making the mounting in the PSU bay a moot point.
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It's going to be a tiny SFX power supply with short modular cables, so there's going to be ample room for 2 2.5" drives. One will be an SSD--I don't have a problem with it, but the other will be a 2.5" mechanical hard drive. The latter runs fairly cool on its own, as it's made for notebook use. I was just saying that taping the board with electrical tape seemed like it would increase its running temperature.
   
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It's going to be a tiny SFX power supply with short modular cables, so there's going to be ample room for 2 2.5" drives. One will be an SSD--I don't have a problem with it, but the other will be a 2.5" mechanical hard drive. The latter runs fairly cool on its own, as it's made for notebook use. I was just saying that taping the board with electrical tape seemed like it would increase its running temperature.

Aha. I was under the impression that both were SSDs. My bad redface.gif

In that case, I would still say its okay for the electrical tape. Think about where those HDDs go in a laptop anyway: Under 2 or 3 layers of plastic and PCB and in a metal cage with a little piece of black plastic covering the PCB (this is just my laptop, but most are similar). And, all that is inside a hot PC.

I think your drive will be fine if its a laptop drive. If it was a desktop drive I would say "no way." thumb.gif
post #1064 of 11740
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Seems a very dumb location but alright.

It's the perfect place to mount and show off SSDs if you've taken out all the cages for water-cooling (or any other reason).
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post #1065 of 11740
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Show off how? Theres no window for the case at stock,

Something I'm doing as soon as I find someone with spare moulding, or something similar.
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post #1066 of 11740
Hi guys,

So I want to use this case for my Mini-ITX gaming rig but is there anywhere that currently has this case in stock?
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Eh, Pc case gear has them in stock, but there in Australia tongue.gif
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Eh, Pc case gear has them in stock, but there in Australia tongue.gif

That might be a tad problematic. tongue.gif
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getting mad. The prodigy has been delayed AGAIN here in NZ.

I ordered long before release and every time the date comes and goes, i have to call the supplier to find out why they haven't arrived.

I've got all my other components sitting here, and no case to put them in. /rage
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