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Seeking Quiet HDD

Discussion in 'Computer Components' started by stevelup, Jan 10, 2005.

  1. stevelup

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    Hi

    Can anyone advise what the quietest 250GB SATA drive is.

    I've currently got a WD drive in my machine - whilst the spin is inaudible, the drive accesses sound like a flock of woodpeckers trying to gnaw their way through my desk.

    Thanks,

    Steve
     
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    Steve.

    I am using a smasung spinpoint drive, nice and quiet for me.

    You may also want to look at suspending your drive, rather than screwing it to the case, this will greatly reduce the noise made. try here for more tips etc.

    www.silentpcreview.com

    Cheers

    Rob
     
  3. stevelup

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    Thanks for the advice - I've heard the spinpoint drives recommended before on the TiVo community forums so I think I'll give one a go.

    Cheers,

    Steve
     
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    Second the Samsung drives, very quite, but wasn’t aware they did a 250GB
    serial ata drive?
     
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    Hi

    No, they only go up to 160 - but that's not critical. I might just get two of them.

    Steve
     

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