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Old 05-07-2006, 03:32 AM   #1 (permalink)
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ok i bought a Hard Drive Enclosure Case for one my hard drives today but i already see a problem it gets very hot and i know that cant be good for the drive it was only 40 bucks so i got it..can anyone recommend a better one that wont damage the drive from overheating and its affordable between 40-65 dollars if possible

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Old 05-07-2006, 03:47 AM   #2 (permalink)
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list your CURRENCY DANG IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

oh so many people don't list currency.

back to the topic. Vantec make some very good hdd enclosures. personally i would try and think of ways you could cool the enclosure you have now.

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Old 05-07-2006, 03:53 AM   #3 (permalink)
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us dollars....ok do you have any ideas on how to cool the one i have now?
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Old 05-07-2006, 08:12 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Why dont you go one with a fan in it.



I like this one

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Old 05-07-2006, 11:25 AM   #5 (permalink)
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what really matters is the material , aluminum is very good at heat disposal, plastic is very bad at that field , a fan will help to cool it down a bit too but its not a must

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I like this one
me too , theres also the firewire+usb version for bit more
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I have a Venus Enclosure, Its aluminum, it also has a fan within it, It does get hot but only if I am copying alot over to it for an hour or more..

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