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Old July 22, 2008, 08:20 PM
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Originally Posted by rob123 View Post
did i read correctly?. enaberif said "You don't need cooling in enclosures if they are built properly" ?
i have had a few external enclosures and the ones without a fan could have used one. the hdd gets hot in a fan less enclosure no matter how careful you are about ventilation.

it may not need one but having one will make the drive last a lot longer


Massive Google hard drive survey turns up very interesting things - Engadget

I've never used active cooling any any harddrive, neither external or internal.
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