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19 Aug 2010   #51

Win 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by archie123 View Post
hard drive opererting temps as a rule are between 30 - 50 degrees c some seagate drives will run fine at 70
I don't know, 55/56 seems a bit high, even if they are Seagates. According to this the max for barracuda's are 60c. And I'm quite sure that's with a heavy load... http://www.seagate.com/docs/pdf/data...da_7200_10.pdf. Now does he have barracudas? But...

BTW I have Western Digital drives and they don't go over 35! And I do some intensive stuff like photo editing as well as gaming. Here's my temps....

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My two cents.
you are right mate , they are hot and as we know hard drive temps are often ignored and can cause all sorts of problems if they get too hot , but its within its opererating range maybe a little ubove but nothing to get concerned about id say.

If one drive was getting hot then you could put it down to possibly a faulty drive but as they are both getting hot it must just be a high ambient , possibly also the case sits the two drives too close together , a well placed fan would sort it out if its that much of a worry


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19 Aug 2010   #52

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by archie123 View Post
...but its within its opererating range maybe a little ubove but nothing to get concerned about id say.

If one drive was getting hot then you could put it down to possibly a faulty drive but as they are both getting hot it must just be a high ambient , possibly also the case sits the two drives too close together , a well placed fan would sort it out if its that much of a worry
Yeah I would aggree that since both hard drives are running around the same temps it may indeed speak to case cooling. And yes, a fan or two might help.

BTW If a CPU's max temp is 100 would you be comfortable running it at 90? After all it is within range


Just a thought
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20 Aug 2010   #53

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

i wonder why my card wouldnt come with a heat sensing unit anyway the overdrive detects the temps i would figure my card kinda being up there it would have something a little special but i guess not
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20 Aug 2010   #54

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

You card does have a temp sensor. Just because speccy doesn't show the readings doesn't mean the card doesn't have a sensor. Have you tried GPU-Z
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