[mythtv-users] OT: hard drive failure?
mythtv at edsons.demon.nl
Sun Jan 28 09:05:52 UTC 2007
David Brodbeck wrote:
>>Also, what is an acceptable operating temperature for a hard drive?
>It should say in the specs. One Maxtor drive I looked at had a maximum
>temperature rating of 55 C.
Generally speaking, the lower you manage to keep them, the longer they
will work good. The relation between temperature and lifetime is not
linear, and the higher the temp, the lower the lifetime expectancy.
Where increased temp will increasingly shorten lifetime.
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