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Cooling needed or not

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andre9540

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#1
i am purchasing a WD400BB @7200 40G and was wondering if a hard drive cooler is necessary and if they really work


on a liter note what is the best way to setup case fans i listed two possiblities


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Bytes Back

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#2
personally never seen the need for a hard drive cooler. I have three harddrives in my machine and the case temp is 26C

On case fans, I use one at bottom of the case in the front and one two thirds up just behind the cpu fan.
 
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stuy_b

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I've got two 80mm evercool silent fans sucking air from the front of my case, one at the bottom, and one directly infront of my harddrive rack.

Keeps my two D740X Maxtors nice and cool :D cas temp stays at 26c, ambient is usually 24-25c
 
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[CpK]Bastid

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7200rpm hard drive no need cooling my opinion. unless where u live is really hot.

10000+ rpm drives seriously consider some type of cooling.

i have 2 7200rpm drives but are cooled by the 2 lower intake fans on my case. no need for a harddrive cooler. unless you want peace of mind get one:)
 

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