Seven hours is long enough to figure it out!
If you're curious, run temperature monitor on it. It only gives you the SMART disk temperature, but that's a good proxy. I've found that if it gets much over 130 F you will get a shutdown.
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the bottom of the mini board has a chip that is cooled by the metal plate its mounted to. the drives are also to remain in their stacked positions as thats how they connect to the mini. you will probably not get it much smaller than it already is.
Carputer HIFI car stereo project!
95% COMPLETE! FINALIZING SOFTWARE PLATFORM!
30% COMPLETE! CAPUTER Version 2.0! Hardware FAILING! CARPUTER BLEW UP! AND NOW MONITOR TOO! WTF?!