45Drives Noise Measurements
According to the Canada Safety Council a typical office with computers ranges from 40 to 60db. https://canadasafetycouncil.org/workplace-safety/office-noise-and-acoustics
A study published by Tad Davies, executive vice president of The Bick Group Inc said server room noise would range from 70-79db.
The following measurements were completed with no HDD’s in the system. Depending on the HDD used noise levels will vary.
Especially during initial spin up.
Our Recorded Results:
* 45Drives Lab with Multiple Machines Running: 65-70dB * 45Drives Offices on a Friday afternoon: 50-55dB * Meeting Room with no machines running: 50dB
15 Drive Machine 1 foot away:
* Ambient Noise = 55dB * 56-57dB * delta: 1-2 dB
30 Drive Machine 1 foot away:
* Ambient Noise = 50dB * 55-60db * delta: 5-10db
45 Drive Machine** 1 foot away:
* Ambient Noise = 50dB * 65-70db * delta: 20-25db
“** Using 3 module PSU”