Maxtor SATA HDD Temp help

  Killo Bite 01:33 05 Jun 07

touched my maxtor HDD underneath after being switched on for around an hours with the case side panel off and noticed its that hot to burn your hand. I know HDD's get hot but would this be Too Hot ?

There has been a problem with the machine freezing after a few hours of game play but i think that was because of heavy dust in the HSF of a P4 2.6 Skt 775 grill now cleaned out.

Is a HDD ok and very very high temps like I describe ?

  rdave13 02:04 05 Jun 07

Field Value
Sensor Properties
Sensor Type Winbond W83627THF (ISA 290h)
GPU Sensor Type Driver (NV-DRV)

Motherboard 30 °C (86 °F)
CPU 33 °C (91 °F)
GPU 49 °C (120 °F)
GPU Ambient 35 °C (95 °F)
WDC WD1600JS-88MHB0 38 °C (100 °F)

Cooling Fans
Chassis 2679 RPM
Power Supply 2744 RPM

Voltage Values
CPU Core 1.44 V
Aux 2.58 V
+3.3 V 3.42 V
+5 V 5.19 V
+12 V 14.40 V
+5 V Standby 5.11 V
VBAT Battery 0.16 V
Debug Info F FF 7E 7B
Debug Info T 30 33 208
Debug Info V 99 A1 D6 C1 E1 DA EA (03)
This is my normal running temps and other info according to everesthome. click here

  rdave13 02:07 05 Jun 07

When the link asks to install language pack just press cancel.

  Killo Bite 09:54 05 Jun 07

whic version of Everest should I download for XP Home 32bit please

  rdave13 10:13 05 Jun 07

click here under benchmarking.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:20 05 Jun 07

Yes a HDD can burn your fingers

after being switched on for around an hours with the case side panel off

running with the side panel off IS BAD it will run hotter with the panel off. The air flow over the componets will be incorrect.

  Quiet Life 18:40 05 Jun 07

Speedfan is a great free utility for amongst other things monitoring disc and other temps. It is also small and fast. Gives SMART details on hard drives as well.
click here

  Killo Bite 23:41 05 Jun 07

got the download sorted. HDD is 42c so not major

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