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Old 06-11-2004, 05:17 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Odd, I had a maxtor fry on me too, and I wasn't even doing anything. Though I got a replacement maxtor and its works fine.

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Old 06-11-2004, 10:48 PM   #12 (permalink)
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try getting a cheap hard drive cooler. i have a dual fan speeze on the bottom of my hard drive, and it barely gets warm to the touch. the fans are very quiet also.

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Old 06-11-2004, 11:32 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I had a segate 40 gig hard drive that I replaced with a Samsung HDD. Whe i got tthe samsung I notices on the top it has no cover you can see the circuits. Is that for more efficient cooling??

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