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Good HDD air cooling?

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Hey, I've got this HDD running at 55 degrees + which isn't too good is it? has anyone tried one of those little units that mount in the hard drive bays. If so could someone recommend me a good one, not one of those enclosures where it places the HDD with the optical drives though. THanks. I would prefer it if my harddrive didn't burn up on me haha.
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post #2 of 6
Just put a fan in front of it and it'll cool it ALOT
dropped my Maxtor quite a bit when i did
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Maxtor 6L300S029 °C (84 °F)
from 48c


So yeah just put a 80mm fan in front of it
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oh alright thanks, hmm spose i could move my hardware around to fit the HDD right in front of the 120mm case fan blowing in at the front.
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sorry for the late post, but.....I have 2 of these for 2 of my raptor 74gb.

Vantec EZ Swap Drive



They keep the HDD's at a nice an balmy 29C when idle.
    
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post #5 of 6
You want to Keep your Hdd's below 45c when possible . However I use the Thermaltake Hardcanoe and is great..I reccomend it.
post #6 of 6
Post a pic of your setup and we may have other recommendations for you.
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