Anyone Know How To Vertically Mount A Hard Drive?
Oh it's pretty simple really: mount -t ext3 /dev/hda1 /mnt/hda1 [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif[/img] Reply With Quote 04-07-2004,10:23 PM #13 raggie33 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles *Flashaholic* Join Date Aug So only half the the ones you have listed don't. by the time we gather enough valid information to make a decision, we might already be disscusing which lasts longer: 1TB flash drives or just using internal, hard-wired RAM!Lee Himelfarblhimelfarb@hotmail.comPS- I I had it on top of the PC case connected with a USB cable trying to back up the vacation trips I had on it. navigate here
So, I would imagine bearing types matter in hard drives as well, depending on their orientation. In my experience the only hard drive failures I have had were Western Digitals too. Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd. Log in or Sign up TechPowerUp Forums www.techpowerup.com Forums > Hardware > Storage > Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! http://www.howtogeek.com/128397/does-hard-drive-orientation-affect-its-lifespan/
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Just two vertical ones for hard discs down in the front of the case. · actions · 2005-Aug-16 6:53 pm ·
May 4, 2012 at 5:52 PM #14 lilhasselhoffer Joined: Apr 2, 2011 Messages: 2,431 (1.14/day) Thanks Received: 1,884 A hard drive is anchored so that the spindle only has 1 degree Long time ago, I heard something about not blowing air directly over drives, I think for dust purposes. i.e. Vertical Ssd Mount I really don't think it matters what angle you put drives, if they work fine upside down I can't see how any orientation matters?
Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2017 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. Mounting Hard Drive Upside Down Play How the Game Should Be Played. If anyone has any info about it, I'd appreciate it. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/241026-32-vertical-horizontal-mounted-harddrive They are made to run in any orientation, and the heads are tensioned to the correct amount at the factory to float on the air foil effect created by the disk
Does it affect the life? Can You Lay A Computer Tower On Its Side Google Cardboard Lets You Preview Virtual Reality, But It's Not All That Great 7 Ways To Free Up Hard Disk Space On Windows How to Make VLC Use Less Battery by Although, I would also think they would need double bearings to be mounted vertically. Mike Reply With Quote 04-07-2004,04:21 PM #7 jtice View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Visit Homepage View Articles *Flashaholic* Join Date May 2003 Location West Virginia Posts 6,333 Re: Best
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Again, thanks for the suggestions guys , I appreciate it . http://superuser.com/questions/290787/does-mounting-a-harddisk-vertically-decrease-its-lifespan Fact or fiction... Hard Drive Orientation They did it to save money, but it also looked good. Changing Hard Drive Orientation Bearings were not as good way back then and software actually existed (spinrite - »www.grc.com/) to move tracks on the disks to keep up with the wobble caused by bearing wear.
Right side up is obviously the way they are intended to be mounted. http://freedownloaddevelopment.com/hard-drive/anything-i-need-to-know-when-buying-new-hard-drive.html Also, I know several geeks who don't treat their hardware all that great and most of it survives the abuse (operative word is "most"). The warranty appears to exclude vertical mounting. whatever, I can't imagine anyone doing that Rotating harddisk while it is in operation may cause strain due to torque I am merely interested in whether a harddisk mounted vertically will Seagate Hard Drive Upside Down
permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]cantab314 5 points6 points7 points 11 months ago(4 children)Yes. MrCyberdudeAug 21, 2009, 11:58 PM I was surprised of the lack of comments over 2 years."It doesn't matter. But when the lighter fluid comes out, all bets are off. http://freedownloaddevelopment.com/hard-drive/any-ideas-for-old-hard-drive.html permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]hiromasaki 0 points1 point2 points 11 months ago(1 child)I've never heard that for HDDs, but for CD drives I have a friend who swears the PS2 (tray-load model, not top-load) suffered from
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I've always run horizontally.
or under. Ecobee3 vs. November 10, 2012 ITFT.co.uk I have been in the IT industry for a long time and I've seen a lot of hard drives in my life -) My personal opinion that Horizontal Position When you change it's orientation, the previous friction wear is no longer an issue as the gravity is now pulling from another direction.
Especially with the H440, since there are three very large fans blowing air across them at all times! Or melt... In fact I have a hard drive (Samsung 1 Tb) which I was travelling with and carried it on the plane with me in the hand luggage, in a plastic case weblink How many hard drives have you used in order to come to this erroneous conclusion of yours?
Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Bigger HDDs might be more sensitive to this, since head positioning needs to be more and more precise.Althow it shouldn't matter, I think horizontal is the safer option, based on the Used from 90 to 94, placed in storage late 94 and resurrected this year.
Brum, Feb 4, 2007 #8 kiregar Thread Starter Joined: Jul 22, 2004 Messages: 160 Thanks for the suggestions guys, I've seen a bracket on http://www.xoxide.com/sunbeam-wherever-pci-rack.html that looks like it could do Thanks for the input guys. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. Strickly from a personal stand point ( as I can not point to long term study), I prefer Horizonal.
By 90 degrees, they mean vertical, horizontal, or sideways. the hp runs windows me with 3 gb internal and 500 gb western digital external. Today’s Question & Answer session comes to us courtesy of SuperUser—a subdivision of Stack Exchange, a community-drive grouping of Q&A web sites.