Advise on motherboard purchase

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Wed Oct 6 00:38:02 UTC 2010


On 05/10/2010 15:32, Christopher Chan wrote:
>    
>> The HDs can operate at up to 70C temperatures but they never get
>> anywhere close to this as there is enough air circulating inside the
>> case - at least in my computer(s). As well, the newer HDs run VERY cool:
>> I have WD 500GB and Seagates and they are barely warm after working all
>> day. But, of course, they do feel a bit warmer when the ambient
>> temperature goes up.
>>      
> 70 Centigrade? What have you been taking Basil? I know of disks that
> DIED at 55/60 (big argument about why the file servers were unstable - I
> won after I proved it was heat issues heh) so there is no way you can
> run at 70C which is over 10% OUT of the manufacturers' stated operating
> environment.
>    

Ah, I just saw it! Is this what the fuss is all about- my typo? I meant 
60C. In the same way I meant to write in another post that I have 512MB 
of RAM instead of 5326MB of RAM :-) .

BC

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