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Old 24-01-08, 08:51 AM
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OC3D Review: Scythe Quiet Drive

Do you value silence from your PC? Do you dislike noisy hard drives? If so, Scythe can help alleviate the problem with the Quiet Drive.



Scythe Quiet Drive

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Old 24-01-08, 09:03 AM
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Had a quick read through this excellent reviewage from the PV.

I`m very supprized it doesn`t get hotter, and getting hotter bothers me with drives.

Bothers me further the manufs temp specs now being 0-60 when it used to be 75.

For a 1 or 2 drive install, in a nice spacial case, u`d get away with it I`m sure.

I`ve got about a dozen drives thrashing away, with 120mm fans behind them, and they boast 40-something degrees. Take the fans away and they get stoopid hot.
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Old 24-01-08, 09:07 AM
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Thanks Rast Yes I was surprised that the drive didn't get hotter too, but the Quiet Drive does do the job well of removing the heat away from the drive. As I said in the review both SpeedFan (latest non-beta version) and S.M.A.R.T reported identical temps during testing.
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