If I were to change the drive mounting somehow to a direct thermally conductive mount, I believe the temp would decrease even more. I am the original poster. by corneleousbutt / July 22, 2006 6:13 AM PDT In reply to: External Enclosure (hard drive): FAN OR NO FAN? The only response we should require would be to let the community know what the resolution was so that we can all learn and grow.
NEW 2 FAN COOLER FOR PC 3.5" HARD DISK DRIVE HDD COOLING BLUE COLOR ONLY. Yes No Cookies make wikiHow better. And to be fair these days most manufacturers are providing adequate ventilation for their chassics(you should look!)but not enough fans to move the air. so mostly a HDD just need to have some space around it and it will keep cool enoughBut if you take your fan out - you will mess up colling for
Login now. jaimelmielMay 11, 2014, 10:05 PM Also if your hard drive is positioned In the flow of any front Intake fans that will cool it a little. I would expect though cannot verify that they are cooler running at high speed. Also, wow that's an old/super generic case.
cnetsean,In the short period of time my ADAPTEC hard disk enclosure (from Best Buy) worked it never seemed to get that warm. I haven't done a thermal analysis yet but I strongly suspect that many commercial enclosures, with or without a fan, provide inadequate cooling. It has a cypress chipset, which I read are good chipsets. Ultimate Hard Drive Coolers Instead, fans should move air through the computer, passing fresh air over your components. 2 Examine the fan.
Well for one thing I can say for sure is your board, fans, and heatsinks look very clean! Feedback / Shipping Destination: United States United States Australia United Kingdom India Ireland Netherlands New Zealand Poland Singapore United States $ USD $ USD Update Try TRY NEWEGG PREMIER FOR FREE Dollar for dollar I have found that a great deal is the complete hard drives sold under the AcomData brand...lovely cases, quiet and fast both in Firewire and USB 2. http://www.newegg.com/Hard-Drive-Cooling/SubCategory/ID-577 Ask a new question Read More Cooling Fan Hard Drives Components Related Resources solved Really slow PC Hard drive need to be replaced ?
and 1.62 In. Hdd Heatsink i7BabyJul 6, 2014, 12:58 PM vividpc said: yoji said: its almost certainly not just cooling the HDD,, but is a key component of getting cool air into your case.. Do they really afford protecti Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the enclosure and failed W-D, 120GB h.d...both new I bought an ADAPTEC enclosure last year after purchasing a new computer.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - No fan metal case works for me... http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2208423/hard-drives-cooling.html edit: this post had been sitting idle waiting to be submitted for 2 hours, whoops. External Hard Drive Cooler A heatsink is a device that draws heat away from a component and allows it to dissipate into the air. Hard Drive Cooling System vividpcJul 6, 2014, 12:30 PM Im annoyed with the noisy front 120mm case fan cooling my hard and am wondering if im better off to remove the fan completely, Do i
Yes No Can you tell us more? Set up another fan or two on the rear of the case configured to exhaust air as well. If you do, take a couple pictures of the case (Outside Front / Outside Back / Sides / Inside). I really need some help. Hard Drive Cooler Necessary
This does Help.Computer components are made to deal with heat. Feb 28, 2015 #20 madboyv1 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,349 +273 It certainly would not hurt, as I'm fairly certain that the fan linked will have more airflow than your fan Outlet Open box, clearance, refurbished and recertified PCs, electronics and more. Then choose 'Thanks' or "No Thanks' whichever one fits you best.VAPCMD Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - ADAPTEC h.d.
I got a hard drive that didn?t work in my computer, and with no money to replace it or warranty (no return sales) I got a 3.5? Hard Drive Water Cooling In the old days of SCSI drive heat was an issue but with ATA and SATA this is a non-issue as the processing of data control is is computer controlled and They may be scattered around, and there may only be a couple.
Aluminum enclosures may be somewhat effective if the drive makes a good thermal contact with the case - such as using thermal grease or thermal pads to incure a good thermal Do you have access to a camera that you can use to upload pictures to this post? solved Both Hard drives running really slow. External Hard Drive Fan While I have one excellant no-fan case I think it's the rare design and not the usual.
Later I switched to a 160GB Samsung drive. If it is very old case, like more than 7-8 years old, or if it appears to be extremely generic, it's almost for certain the front fan is an 80mm fan. solved Do i really need a liquid cooling? Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.
by SibTiger / August 11, 2006 8:20 PM PDT In reply to: External Enclosure (hard drive): FAN OR NO FAN? They have no other motivations except to help. If you're planning to connect the fan(s) to the power supply, open your PC's case and inspect the power cables coming from it to determine what kind of power connector your Here's why.1) The 2 fans are mounted at the front, and draw air in from the front with NO venting from the case at all.
However, the W-D hard disk only worked intermittently from the beginning and ultimately failed within a few days. Generally you'll want more exhaust fans than intake fans, as this will help create a vacuum inside the case. so mostly a HDD just need to have some space around it and it will keep cool enoughBut if you take your fan out - you will mess up colling for
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