Have you ever wonder how long the average life expectancy of a hard drive is? The average lifespan of an HDD hard drive is 3 – 5 years in regular use and usually comes with up to a 5-year warranty. SSD drives are a bit more complicated to find an average lifespan but come with […]
Hard drive talk
Have you ever wondered if running a hard drive upside down or on its side might be causing it damage or making it less reliable? According to the major hard drive manufacturers hard drives can be used in any orientation along an X, Y, or Z axis so long as they are not tilted. To
From time to time I find myself in situations where I think something can’t be done because it just isn’t done, only to find out or figure out that actually it can be done very simply and the only reason it isn’t is probably due to the fact that these situations are rare. One such
Have you ever wondered what voltage a hard drive uses? Although the initial answer is simple this article might just answer some other questions you didn’t know were related.
You may be looking at a charred hard drive and wondering how did this happen? Could the hard drive itself of caught on fire? While it is highly unlikely that a hard drive will ever catch on fire by itself it is possible and has been known to happen. Though most hard drives have very