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by Chri
Sat Jun 09, 2007 8:48 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Samsung HD501LJ
Replies: 123
Views: 138228

Thank you for these hints. Actually I was a PC user for 13 years, and I still have 2 PCs. However, you are right that I have problems figuring out a good solution to decouple my harddisks in my Mac Pro, because it has its specific way to mount the disks. I tried to put a kind of foam between the mou...
by Chri
Tue Jun 05, 2007 5:01 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Samsung HD501LJ
Replies: 123
Views: 138228

I have used soft mounting and was able to drastically decrease the resonance caused by the case. Otherwise it would have been horrible. But still the vibration is clearly audible and adds significantly to the overall noise level of the machine. It is clearly more quiet without the disk. After some d...
by Chri
Mon Jun 04, 2007 5:58 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Samsung HD501LJ
Replies: 123
Views: 138228

After having read this thread, I had decided to get a HD501LJ as a second drive for my new Mac Pro. But now that I have it, I am kind of unhappy with my HD501LJ. There is significant idle noise due to vibration, and the worst thing is: the vibration is not constant but varies in strength with a peri...