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Friday, April 30, 2010

Silencing hard drives

As one of the few remaining parts within your computer that utilizes moving pieces, the hard drive can frequently be a source of clicks, whirs, and other vibration noises. Various solutions exist to attempt to solve this, but this is the first one I've seen that looks like it keeps the drive quiet, doesn't compromise the drive's cooling, all while keeping the drive mounted in a manor that keeps it safe from the occasional bump.

Basically, the drive is held in place in a 5.25" drive bay by nylon ropes. These ropes keep the drive safe, all while negating any vibrations the drive may cause and air is still able to flow unencumbered over the drive.

More information available here. Found via LifeHacker

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