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I just upgraded my parity drive from a generic seagate 6tb to a WD red 8tb and the temperature logged is around 15-20 degrees warmer than all the other drives. At the parity write it maxed out at around 55 degrees celsius. Now it is at 51 degrees.

Is this really normal?

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15 minutes ago, azzilla said:

I just upgraded my parity drive from a generic seagate 6tb to a WD red 8tb and the temperature logged is around 15-20 degrees warmer than all the other drives. At the parity write it maxed out at around 55 degrees celsius. Now it is at 51 degrees.

Is this really normal?

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I know that my WD drives run a little warmer maybe 1 or 2 degrees than my Seagates but looking at your picture, I think you need to invest in more fans . 

 

You need to keep the temps down to below 40 on the drives or else you are risking eary hard drive failures. Just my opinion but I think others will agree.

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If it's the new non helium model it will run warmer, but still just means you need better cooling.

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I know that my WD drives run a little warmer maybe 1 or 2 degrees than my Seagates but looking at your picture, I think you need to invest in more fans . 
 
You need to keep the temps down to below 40 on the drives or else you are risking eary hard drive failures. Just my opinion but I think others will agree.


I know that my fan solution could improve overall. It’s just that the temperature varies so much. I have three 120mm fans in my Silverstone DS380 and I have never had temperatures over 35 degrees when idle.

Not really concerned about life span at the moment as I am migrating the internals to a rack mount case soon. Then I can shove more fans in there and hopefully thermals will be better overall.

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If it's the new non helium model it will run warmer, but still just means you need better cooling.


Could be the new model. Will check on that when I get home. Thanks

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It's easy to spot:
 
Helium / Air
 
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Then it’s definitely air :/
Are they worse in quality or something? Or is it just the cooling situation that’s been changed?

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32 minutes ago, azzilla said:

Are they worse in quality or something?

They are faster, since they use higher density platters, but also run hotter and use a little more power because of the no helium, which is best will depend on your priorities.

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Just wanted to updatea bit and say that the temperatures has decreased drastically since i did some modifications to my Silverstone DS380. I 3d printed a "cooling duct" that i found from someone who had similar problems. https://blog.briancmoses.com/2017/04/creating-a-cooling-duct-for-the-silverstone-ds380.html

I also installed two Noctua NF-F12 Industrial 3000rpm fans. Loud af but as my server is in the basement, thats not an issue.

Thanks for all the advice!

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