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by PaulBags
Sun Feb 16, 2014 2:09 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Seagate Desktop 4TB, any input?
Replies: 6
Views: 4148

Re: Seagate Desktop 4TB, any input?

I'm staying away from 4TB drives, slower or faster these 5 platter jobs run hotter than their 3TB 4 platter counterparts. This is fine with a drive in a PC enclosure, but in an external all plastic tiny enclosure they are much more likely to run above their temp spec, resulting in shorter life. Acc...
by PaulBags
Fri Feb 07, 2014 9:24 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: re-using an older case with a new CPU cooler?
Replies: 15
Views: 5144

Re: re-using an older case with a new CPU cooler?

I had every intention of using one of my older PC cases for my last build. But after mounting the cooler (Hyper 212 EVO) I looked at it and thought that there might be clearance issues with the cooler backplate and the MB tray not having the cutout. I thought it looked as if the backplate would com...