Respect that Servo Arm in your HDD

  powerless 15:25 05 Feb 06

click here

Click on: computer hard-drive track seeking demonstration (3.8 MB)

  Thalmus 15:42 05 Feb 06

Wow that was cool! I'm suprised they last as long as they do

  ade.h 15:48 05 Feb 06

That's a real find, Powerless! Thanks for that.

  SG Atlantis® 16:16 05 Feb 06


Gives you a bit of insight into hdds, soemone posted about a new Seagate hdd with a see through window didn't they?

Anyway thanks.

  cycoze 16:56 05 Feb 06

Thats amazing and a real eye opener, thanks Powerless.

  Mr Mistoffelees 18:14 05 Feb 06

Twoz I who posted about the see through HDD, which was in fact a WD Raptor 150GB.

  Mr Mistoffelees 18:19 05 Feb 06

So imagine how fast the head arm is moving in a 15000rpm drive like a Seagate Cheetah.

  CurlyWhirly 19:13 05 Feb 06

The hard drive is an amazing bit of computer engineering!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:31 05 Feb 06

I think I better di a defrag to hep the poor thing out.


  De Marcus™ 21:34 05 Feb 06

The high speed video is also quite enlightening.

  The Spires 11:12 06 Feb 06

Most interesting!

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