The drive should never exceed the temperature
ranges below. If the drives ever exceed these temperature
ranges then the drive is considered "overheated"
or is not getting adequate air flow from your current case
With our newer model drives the maximum temperature is now
at 60 degrees Celsius.
The operating temperature range for most Seagate hard drives
is 5 to 50 degrees Celsius. A normal PC case should provide
However, if your enclosure is unable to maintain this range,
we suggest that you contact your system manufacturer for information
on cooling and ventilation hardware that is compatible with
your specific configuration.
The answer to this question depends on your case environment.
If you have adequate cooling, it is probably not necessary.
If you feel that you need additional cooling, please consult
the resources below.
Suggested drive bay cooling kits For 7,200 rpm and Faster
Models (Includes ATA, SATA, and SCSI):
Storage Reviews Ratings of Drive Coolers
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