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Antec Hard Drive Cooling System (HDCS) Review

Every time you turn around these days, hard drives are getting faster and faster. At speeds of 7200 RPM common and higher speeds peeking around the corner, cooling of these vital components is becoming more important than ever. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at the Hard Drive Cooling System (HDCS) from Antec. Since we already know that cooling the drives is essential, it is time to see if this device can carry the load!

| Cables & Accessories in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Feb 7, 2003 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 8.5%Manufacturer: Antec

 

Introduction

 

For those who have been around the enthusiast market for any length of time, the name Antec will surely be a familiar one. They have been making some of the best enclosures for several years and continue to do such, but they have also delved into some other areas of late.

 

One of these new realms that they are trying to conquer is hard drive cooling. With the advent of faster hard disk drives, the need for a cooling solution for this component has never been greater. Many case manufacturers have already placed large fans directly in front of the primary hard drive bays in an effort to curb the heat produced by these fast spinning monsters. Even Antec's own line of cases use this concept, but what about those who don't happen to have one of these case styles?

 

Since Antec feels that they have a solution to this problem, we're here to see if the claims are true. Can this device make any real difference when it comes to keeping that expensive hard drive nice and cool?

 

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