vinistois Wrote:ummmm gpu heat from an HD5450? Are you kidding me? The heatsink isn't even luke-warm when playing 1080p.
Anything consistently over 40c will damage HDs after a while with not enough cooling.
Quote:My system has been running just fine for several months, and I'm certain it will continue to!
I used to be cocky like you, thinking I had the NAS/HTPC tiger by the tail more than once.
I hope for your sake I am wrong and you never have problems. I would still keep a close eye on your SMART data if I was you though...