freezer packs

Silencing hard drives, optical drives and other storage devices

Moderators: NeilBlanchard, Ralf Hutter, sthayashi, Lawrence Lee

Post Reply
Elrast
Posts: 22
Joined: Fri May 09, 2008 9:40 pm
Location: Australia

freezer packs

Post by Elrast » Sat Aug 29, 2020 7:32 pm

Hi all

Reporting back after 8 years :P I installed a couple of spinning HDs into a HDPlex case around 9 years ago (I think), using a couple of flexible freezer packs for acoustic isolation.

I opened the case today for my... regular 9 yearly maintenance.... and found that all the content of the freezer packs are long gone. The HDDs are still functioning and everything else in the HDPlex case was otherwise unaffected.

Anyway. Single data point, YMMV and all that.

CA_Steve
Moderator
Posts: 7489
Joined: Thu Oct 06, 2005 4:36 am
Location: St. Louis, MO

Re: freezer packs

Post by CA_Steve » Mon Aug 31, 2020 2:46 pm

heh

Kay Burton
Posts: 11
Joined: Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:42 am

Re: freezer packs

Post by Kay Burton » Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:04 am

So you need to follow. I dismantle my computer twice a year and clean it from dust. I monitor the condition of the cooling system. Therefore, there are no problems and there is no big noise even from ordinary coolers - I regularly lubricate them, they work with a minimum noise level.

Post Reply