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So I got this 4U server case, (Tired to post my concerns on the server threads but there is little to no help on this topic.) there is this hard drive mount point near the disc drive bays which will house a Cavior Black drive. The only problem is there is no real ventilation holes in the bezel were the HDD is going to be located. However the drive sled is all metal and does have large holes and what not. So would this be okay to put my drive there? Or should I place it some were else? There is a picture below of were it's located and the sled.
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So I got this 4U server case, (Tired to post my concerns on the server threads but there is little to no help on this topic.) there is this hard drive mount point near the disc drive bays which will house a Cavior Black drive. The only problem is there is no real ventilation holes in the bezel were the HDD is going to be located. However the drive sled is all metal and does have large holes and what not. So would this be okay to put my drive there? Or should I place it some were else? There is a picture below of were it's located and the sled.
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What size are the case fans/mounts?

While most harddrives don't get hot enough to need active cooling, you can get HD mounts that attach to 120mm fans. MM sells them separately here: http://www.mountainmods.com/120mm-hard-drive-rack-brushed-alu-p-326.html. They also come painted or anodized if you wanna spend an extra few bucks.
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What size are the case fans/mounts?

While most harddrives don't get hot enough to need active cooling, you can get HD mounts that attach to 120mm fans. MM sells them separately here: http://www.mountainmods.com/120mm-hard-drive-rack-brushed-alu-p-326.html. They also come painted or anodized if you wanna spend an extra few bucks.

I have a thread just for that:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1399410/cooling-config-for-4u-case#post_20159364

Thanks for the feedback!
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