[mythtv-users] 1TB+ drive recommendation?

John Finlay finlay at moeraki.com
Tue Mar 2 20:50:20 UTC 2010


On 3/2/2010 11:20 AM, Brian Phillips wrote:
> Mark Knecht wrote:
>    
>> 194 Temperature_Celsius     0x0022   121   117   000    Old_age
>> Always       -       26
>>      
> Do you have any specific hard drive cooling?  Or is it simply a matter of
> case fans and the airflow created?
>
> Or did you just turn the drive on ;)?
>
> 26 seems awfully low (mine idle at 35-40) and I wanted to know if the WD
> Green drives are really that much cooler.  If it's 26 without any
> heatsinks/freeze spray, I'm definitely more excited about getting the WD
> Green as it would show that they actually do run as cool as advertised, and
> it's not marketing just pitching them as a cooler running drive.
>
>    
I find the WD drives run cool but my Samsung runs the coolest (if the 
stats can be believed):

/dev/sda: WDC WD7500AAKS-00RBA0: 33C
/dev/sdb: WDC WD15EADS-00P8B0: 26C
/dev/sdc: WDC WD10EACS-00D6B0: 26C
/dev/sdd: SAMSUNG HD102UJ: 23C
/dev/sde: Maxtor 6Y250P0: 35C

John


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