Any external hard drives cold temperature issues? Tags: Hard Drives Temperature External Hard Drive Storage Last response: January 3, 2013 6:32 PM in Storage Share slhandley January 3, 2013 4:48:02 PM Are there any threats to external hard drives from exposure to sub-freezing temperatures, such as might damage a lubricant associated with movement of the discs? More about : external hard drives cold temperature issues | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to slhandley Register or log in to remove tripledouce January 3, 2013 6:32:46 PM its not the temperature itself that will hurt it as long as your staying above -50F but from the condensation that will occur when you go from cold temps to warm temps. | Report abuse Reply to tripledouce Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>Any external hard drives cold temperature issues?> Related ressources: ForumCold Boot Issues ForumMP3's on External Hard Drive in Car? ForumCold boot problem ForumOverclock Failed Cold Boot Issues ForumCold boot issues (GA-EP45-UD3P) ForumHard Drive only appears at cold start, but is inaccessable. ForumIrritating cold boot issue ForumLacie External HDD not recognizing/spinning ForumSeagate FreeAgent 500gb external -inaccessible-missing partition ForumPlease Help - Annoying cold boot issue ForumMonitor shuts down, so as keyboard and can only cold boot ForumNew CPU, GPU, RAM and Mobo for a cold and quiet budget gaming PC ForumRandom BSOD on cold boot ForumHigh hard drive temperatures ForumWon't boot when cold ForumCold Boot .. raid 0 fails but restart fixes Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 ForumAdding drives to a Windows XP PC ForumSSD Freezing on BIOS from cold boot Dell GX270 - help? ForumHow easy is it to swap data from one hard drive to another? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !