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max temp for a western digital hard drive

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More specfically a WDC- wd5000AAKS-65A7B2
Mine's idling at around 45 or so right now.
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45C??

What program are you using to measure the temps? 45C or F is still acceptable but definitely on the hotter side.
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I read somewhere, that the only problem with them getting hot. Was some HDD had glued bits inside. And the glue could let go because of the heat!

But now it said, they don't use glue
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My HD is semi idling at 23c D:
    
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Nah, 45 is fine, I have 6 hdd's all ontop of each other and there hot little buggers, theyl sometimes go around 47c on a hot day fans on low, no biggie
   
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All my drives are under 30c. It's best to have them between 25-40c, they have to be warm but not too hot.
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"The cooler the better.... within reason" I start to get twitchy when my drives reach 45C on idle... They get that hot these days, but only under constant load.
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