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Anyone have a solution to hard drive vibration in the Tempest? I've got a samsung 1TB and I can feel it vibrating my entire desk!
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post #1442 of 2486
What? How? Maybe you need to replace it.
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post #1443 of 2486
Quote:
Originally Posted by k98lemur View Post

Anyone have a solution to hard drive vibration in the Tempest? I've got a samsung 1TB and I can feel it vibrating my entire desk!

a harddrive shouldnt be causing vibrations on your desk unless it is in bad shape and youve removed the rubber shoes on the bottom of the case. u sure it isnt something else?
post #1444 of 2486
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Originally Posted by Rage19420 View Post

My contribution to the "Remove the Grill" Tempest movement. biggrin.gif

Took only about an hour with a pair of cutters and a dremel, painted and let dry overnight.
*Snip*

Oh lord that's smexy. drool.gif
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Originally Posted by evil_scotsman View Post

Cutting the grills out was actually the first thing I did to my Tempest Evo when I got it, before I even put anything into the case biggrin.gif However, I not only cut out the front grills, but the back grill as well as the grill on the bottom for the PSU.

Mine's fairly clean cut, but not painted at all. Really should get around to that sometime.

Oh my god I knew I forgot something when I modded my case...I'll break out the dremel tool and remove the nasty rear grill tomorrow along with a strip and repaint of the stripes on my side panel and make it a project day. cool.gif
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Originally Posted by k98lemur View Post

Anyone have a solution to hard drive vibration in the Tempest? I've got a samsung 1TB and I can feel it vibrating my entire desk!

You shouldn't be having Vibration issues with HDDs check your fans and see if they are the cause of the vibration. If not then schedule an RMA for your Hard Drive cause it's most liekly going bad if it's the source.
Edited by Fateful_Ikkou - 11/11/11 at 10:05pm
post #1445 of 2486
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Oh my god I knew I forgot something when I modded my case...I'll break out the dremel tool and remove the nasty rear grill tomorrow along with a strip and repaint of the stripes on my side panel and make it a project day. cool.gif

Glad that I inspired you to remove it smile.gif Also, did you remove the bottom grill when you removed the front ones?
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Over the past few days I've had some new toys delivered :-) was planning on making this weekend a project weekend but I've got some coursework due next week, so no go. Shame really, I'm itching to try everythign out biggrin.gif
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post #1447 of 2486
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Glad that I inspired you to remove it smile.gif Also, did you remove the bottom grill when you removed the front ones?

I haven't removed the bottom grill yet, however I don't plan to as I don't see it as a hindrance to my current power supply. In other news I seem to have hit a snag today, seeing as I just broke my last cutting disc for my dremel I'll have to postpone my project till sometime late tomorrow or Monday.

The unfinished cut:

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post #1448 of 2486
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Originally Posted by Fateful_Ikkou View Post

I haven't removed the bottom grill yet, however I don't plan to as I don't see it as a hindrance to my current power supply.
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In all honesty the only reason I cut mine out was the fact that I felt I might as well, since I was cutting out the other three smile.gif Shame about the snag in your work, hope you can get back to work soon! smile.gif
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post #1449 of 2486
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I haven't removed the bottom grill yet, however I don't plan to as I don't see it as a hindrance to my current power supply. In other news I seem to have hit a snag today, seeing as I just broke my last cutting disc for my dremel I'll have to postpone my project till sometime late tomorrow or Monday.
The unfinished cut:
450

What part of the case is this? headscratch.gif
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post #1450 of 2486
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What part of the case is this? headscratch.gif

If I'm not mistaken, it be the rear fan.
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