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How well do these things cool four drives? seems like that wouldn't do that good of a job. I am going to buy one so any input is appreciated.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817993002
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Considering it holds four hard drives, I'd tend to think it wouldn't cool all that well. You'd be much better off with a hdd cage which holds three.
 
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The Coolermaster uses these 4-3 modules and it cools the HHD's alright. my drives are at 25.29.27(internal) and 36(external)
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post #4 of 11
I have the Lian Li Expansion Module. It actually dropped my temps by 2C with three hard drives in there before I started upping volts.

So imagine a 88 degree computer already chock full of everything, and then imagine putting in 3 more HDD and dropping temps instead of gaining.
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post #5 of 11
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Well that does it then, i am going to buy one LOL
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LIAN LI EX-23NA Aluminum Expansion HDD Module - Retail
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post #7 of 11
That sucks... sorry about that.
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post #8 of 11
Just ziptie a fan to a normal HDD cage. You could get a better fan than that has for cheaper.
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post #9 of 11
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Originally Posted by JustusIV View Post
How well do these things cool four drives?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817993002
Well enough if you don't want to make fan quieter.
But it lacks soft HDD mounting (unlike Lian Lis) so HDDs won't be quiet.

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Originally Posted by JustusIV View Post
LIAN LI EX-23NA Aluminum Expansion HDD Module - Retail
I think codered meant 3x5.25" sized module... In three to 2x5.25" module HDDs are actually more tightly spaced than in 3x5.25" module for four.

Actually Lian Li EX-33 even allows installing/removing HDDs from rear without removing module from case. (but HDDs aren't fastened securily enough for moving case much)
post #10 of 11
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Well enough if you don't want to make fan quieter.
But it lacks soft HDD mounting (unlike Lian Lis) so HDDs won't be quiet.
Sound really isn't an issue, in fact i cant sleep with my computer off anymore, its makes for long nights of tossing and turning , if my system is down. LOL
I guess i am just looking for a solution for my soon to be big raid 5. 10 3.5 drives in my case wouldn't be a stretch in the slightest.
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