Best homemade hdd cooler ? Tags: Power Supplies Cooling Fan Hard Drives Components Last response: January 15, 2013 7:22 PM in Components Share tracker45 January 15, 2013 3:55:14 PM could i just put a fan on top it and that will reduce the temps a bit , just flat on it ? More about : homemade hdd cooler Brett928S2 a b ) Power supply January 15, 2013 4:51:36 PM Hi You COULD but why,,HDs don't suffer from heat problems... All the best Brett mc_creeper January 15, 2013 4:54:29 PM If your HDD overheat (Like mine), Put a fan blowing on them. I use to get 67c and now they chill at 23c (I think that was a bit high but yea.) Best of luck. Related resources " Homemade " Laptop Cooling System - Forum Homemade water cooling Case (DIY Fan Controller) - Forum First HomeMade Gaming Pc - Forum These are components for first homemade build ... kinda worried - Forum Homemade Gaming Computer - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer tracker45 January 15, 2013 5:00:41 PM should i put the fan on the green bit and if so for this I would need to mout the hdd upside down and have the fan blowing air towards the green bit tracker45 January 15, 2013 5:29:26 PM it works i turned it upside down and put a fan on top of it, not even attached past temps 48c now it hovers around 26c http://postimage.org/image/rbnbfcdu9/ http://postimage.org/image/qan2q7wup/ Brett928S2 a b ) Power supply January 15, 2013 7:18:35 PM tracker45 said:it works i turned it upside down and put a fan on top of it, not even attached past temps 48c now it hovers around 26c http://postimage.org/image/rbnbfcdu9/ http://postimage.org/image/qan2q7wup/ Hi I still don't see why, we build computers in my shops and we NEVER bother to cool hds... no reason to... All the best Brett tracker45 January 15, 2013 7:22:22 PM mine was hot Also, I halved the temperature of it, even If I didn't need to. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHomemade Test Bench ForumExploring Below Ambient Water Cooling ForumBest configuration of drives? ForumThe Notorious DIY Laptop ForumBudget Low Power 24/7 PC ForumMy First home-made gaming pc .... opinions Forum[Solved] Computer is running very slow after installing a new case fan ForumThe Homemade Taser ForumHome-Built Supercomputer for Scientific Computing ForumFirst completed Gaming/Working/Music production mid-high range ForumSelling Homemade PC's ForumOpinions and price of this PSU........... ForumBest 32GB DDR3 for AMD FX-8350 / ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 Forum[CPU] Best Sub $90 Processor ForumBEST PROCESSOR IN GAMING & MULTITASKING More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !