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..How high is too high for hdd's

post #1 of 11
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well my 2 hdd are running at 47 and 51 degress celcius, which to me it too hot. can someone tell me if they are running at dangerous temps which could corrupt them or decrease life, well anything not healthy for the hdd's?
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post #2 of 11
Your completely fine. It's when you reach 70c is when you have serious problems.
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post #3 of 11
Around 70C is where you run into heat issues. I'd suggest slapping a cooler in front of or on top of the HDDs. My room temperature is about 20C, and I managed to get my HDD down to 22C max by placing a couple of 80mm fans in front of it.
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post #4 of 11
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ah ok, so its when im around the 70's region i should start worrying..well i think ill make some sort of cooling for my hdd..thanks or the info
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post #5 of 11
Remember - Hot HDD's means a Hot case and a Hot case is a Hot CPU
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post #6 of 11
I have a maxtor... and last summer temps were at 51ºC too... i bough a 80mm fan to but in front of the case and now it doesn't pass 25ºC buy some fans...
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post #7 of 11
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now thers an idea..i think a couple 80mm fans would do the trick, where would you guys reccomend me to buy fans from in the uk..any good websites?
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post #8 of 11
Maybe a wierd question, but I'm new to this so:

Does anyone make a 5'' door fan enclosure, say with 2 or 3 tiny fans? If not, I'm makin one to sit between the drives before summer comes. Forgot about all the ambient in my house then.
thanks for the idea.
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post #9 of 11
Some exist, just google it.
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post #10 of 11
microdirect.co.uk

Great service - I use them over other sites because they've never failed
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