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post #611 of 1794
Another thing PapaSmurf:
You're running WD Black drives, and Hitachi drives. Both are known to run significantly warmer than Seagate's and Samsungs. Just something to think about .
 
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post #612 of 1794
Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
Another thing PapaSmurf:
You're running WD Black drives, and Hitachi drives. Both are known to run significantly warmer than Seagate's and Samsungs. Just something to think about .
That really depends on the series of drive.

Samsung F3's and Seagate 7200.12's usually run cooler than WD Black 500/1TB drives.

Hitachi's I haven't used though.
EDIT: The Single Platter 500GB ones that is.
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post #613 of 1794
No WD Blacks. My WD's are the GREEN 1TB drives and my boot drive is a Samsung F4. The Hitachi 2TB's are about 4 months and 8 months old (according to build dates on them) and the 1TB WD Greens are about 18 months old.

I still say that Seagate can not run that cool under those conditions. Believe what you want but I know it can't happen unless the room is a lot cooler than most people will have them in.
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post #614 of 1794
Quote:
Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
No WD Blacks. My WD's are the GREEN 1TB drives and my boot drive is a Samsung F4. The Hitachi 2TB's are about 4 months and 8 months old (according to build dates on them) and the 1TB WD Greens are about 18 months old.

I still say that Seagate can not run that cool under those conditions. Believe what you want but I know it can't happen unless the room is a lot cooler than most people will have them in.
Sorry bro, but your opinion and thoughts is not a fact.

The data given is a fact. And the fact that his HDD is changing it's temp does show the sensor is working.

He could also place his hand on it to confirm as well.
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post #615 of 1794
He may also have more air flowing in through that drive bay than we think.
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@PapaSmurf:
Think about one thing very closely. Look at the pictures he provided. That's a LOT of airflow being pulled OUT of that case through that CPU cooler, which just so happens to be directly in line with the hard drive. That air HAS to come from somewhere, and these 5.25" covers aren't exactly solid (well, they're actually mesh). He's already got a TON of airflow going over that drive. I'll put money on it. On top of that, he stated that the foam doesn't cover the entire size of the drive, its just 2 strips holding the drive up about 2cm wide each. Now explain to me how that foam is ANY different from just bolting the hard drive in right there with 2 bolts?
 
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post #617 of 1794
But he has that drive wrapped in nearly an inch of foam insulation. I don't care how much airflow there is, with that much of the drive insulated like that a good portion of the drive is not getting any affect from any airflow.

But I can see this is pointless. It's obvious that no one here understands the subtleties involved in this.
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post #618 of 1794
I repositioned the HD and now it runs 28c. So Papa Smurf was right about the foam keeping the temps up. Pics will follow.
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And the fact that his HDD is changing it's temp does show the sensor is working.
Well... I have a Athlon 250 with temps that vary from 2-12C below ambient temps with air cooling, Lol.
     
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But he has that drive wrapped in nearly an inch of foam insulation. I don't care how much airflow there is, with that much of the drive insulated like that a good portion of the drive is not getting any affect from any airflow.

But I can see this is pointless. It's obvious that no one here understands the subtleties involved in this.
He stated, and I repeated it several times. The drive WAS NOT WRAPPED UP. It had a few strips of foam in place to hold it up. He stated there was PLENTY of room around the drive.

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I repositioned the HD and now it runs 28c. So Papa Smurf was right about the foam keeping the temps up. Pics will follow.
And this just PROVES that your temperatures were perfectly acceptable before hand. Although if you like the new positioning, then keep it . But there was nothing wrong with your old way either.

This PROVES that the sensor is working just fine.

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Well... I have a Athlon 250 with temps that vary from 2-12C below ambient temps with air cooling, Lol.
That's different. CPU's can have messed up sensors very easily. And they can be caused by all sorts of things, such as a BIOS needing an update, or the sensor is in the wrong spot on the die, or its just calibrated wrong. Look at the x2 Brisbane chips from a few years back. They ALL ran at sub ambient temperatures even on stock cooling. It was anybody's guess what the real temps were.

A hard drive has the sensor built INTO the drive. I think we would have known about it if there were drives that came out with buggy sensors.
Edited by pioneerisloud - 9/26/10 at 8:44pm
 
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Intel Core i5 3330 Asus H61 MSI GTX 750Ti Low Profile 2x4GB Hynix DDR3-1333 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
60GB Kingston SSD 1TB Seagate Samsung DVDRW CoolerMaster Gemin II 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 + Steam Big Picture / Plex HT 50" Insignia LED 1080p Logitech Rosewill Green 530w 
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Silverstone HTPC Logitech Pioneer 2.0 tower speakers + 135w RMS Rosewill MCE Remote 
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i7 2600k @ 4.5GHz, 1.35v GA-P67A-UD​7 (rev. 1.​0) Asus RX 580 8GB Dual Crossfire Asus RX 580 8GB Dual Crossfire 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
Kingston HyperX 16GB (4x4) DDR3-1600 Crucial MX100 512GB RAID0 (2x 256GB) CoolerMaster Liquid Pro 240mm Windows 10 x64 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
(Fut.) Crossover 34" 3440x1440 Curved (Cur.) Dell 20/30/20 PLP Eyefinity Razer Chroma PC Power & Cooling Silencer MK II 950w 
CaseMouseAudioAudio
Thermaltake View 27 Snow Edition Logitech G602 Dayton MK402 Dayton DTA-120 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 3330 Asus H61 MSI GTX 750Ti Low Profile 2x4GB Hynix DDR3-1333 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
60GB Kingston SSD 1TB Seagate Samsung DVDRW CoolerMaster Gemin II 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 + Steam Big Picture / Plex HT 50" Insignia LED 1080p Logitech Rosewill Green 530w 
CaseMouseAudioOther
Silverstone HTPC Logitech Pioneer 2.0 tower speakers + 135w RMS Rosewill MCE Remote 
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