Samsung HD501LJ

Silencing hard drives, optical drives and other storage devices

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Post by performance » Thu Jun 05, 2008 4:13 pm

I have 2 installed on my comp. Its quiet as hell, i dont know whats wrong with yours maybe you installed it wrong or something?

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Post by Cryoburner » Thu Jun 05, 2008 5:38 pm

So it sounds like an infernal chorus of wailing cacodaemons? : >

I do think the varying opinions of drive accoustics have a lot do with how a drive's being mounted, and what kind of case it's put in. I'm sure there's some degree of variance across different factories and revisions though.

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Post by nick705 » Sat Jun 07, 2008 1:07 am

Cryoburner wrote:So it sounds like an infernal chorus of wailing cacodaemons? : >
I love it!!! :lol:

/makes note for future reference...

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Post by timbalcombe » Tue Jun 10, 2008 4:44 pm

I agree about mounting, and also agree with some comments about the middle cage being quieter then the bottom on a 182.
I have tried both and found the mid cage more tolerable.
Because I needed to mount a fan there I moved the drive to the bottom.
I don't think it likes being used sideways at all!
So, I bought a GUP 2002c and placed that in a 5inch bay of my 182.
The vibration was still there!
So I stuck it at the bottom with no mounting and it sounds alot better.
It has now started to vibrate alot again. Its weird.
It does have 1 error which showed up using the samsung estool.
Maybe its becoming a duffer? I've had it for about 4 months now.

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