With hard drives getting faster and faster, the heat is increasing. If you have ever run your computer and then touched your hard drive it can be very hot. Whenever computer components are exposed to heat they break down faster. This hard drive cooler is one solution; it’s called the Cool Drive 4002 and is made by Cooler Master. The Cool Drive 4002 is aluminum and comes with a installation guide, and 12 screws for installation, and a 40mm fan.
The box is very sleek looking and attractive.
The back of the box is equally as cool looking giving you a quick overview of what it can do.
Here’s a shot of the cooler right out of the box, we will look further next.
The Cool Drive 4002 is broken into 2 parts; the bottom part which you mount your hard drive onto.
And top half of the Cool Drive 4002 holds the fan, 4-pin Molex adapter, and has a thermal pad attached to dissipate heat.
The specs of the fan is the following.
Fan size: 40 x 40 x 20 (mm)
Rated Voltage: 12 VDC
Rated Speed: 4500 RPM
Air Flow: 9.21 CFM
Noise Level: 29 dB(A)
The faceplate of the drive can be removed by hand and includes a removable filter, which is a very nice addition because you don’t want to get dirt inside of your computer.