HD is suspended but not 100% horizontally, is it harmful ?

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gihad
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HD is suspended but not 100% horizontally, is it harmful ?

Post by gihad » Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:22 am

My HDD is suspended but it ended up kind of like this (Look at the the top HDD): http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d155/ ... ension.jpg (This is not my picture, just a random picture I found somewhere else)

It's a WD Green 2TB. Is that harmful at all ?
I read somewhere that the static position of modern hard disks doesn't matter at all. Anyone have more information ?

Thanks!

gihad
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Re: HD is suspended but not 100% horizontally, is it harmful

Post by gihad » Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:34 am

Nevermind, I found the answer here: viewtopic.php?f=7&t=21533

It's not harmful for recent drives.

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Re: HD is suspended but not 100% horizontally, is it harmful

Post by Dirge » Mon Sep 19, 2011 7:59 pm

Personally I wouldn't be able to sleep easy knowing my drive was mounted like that.

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Re: HD is suspended but not 100% horizontally, is it harmful

Post by andyb » Tue Sep 20, 2011 4:31 am

Personally I wouldn't be able to sleep easy knowing my drive was mounted like that.
Why not, it has been proven beyond doubt that any HDD made withing the last decade does not care what angle it is at.


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Re: HD is suspended but not 100% horizontally, is it harmful

Post by xan_user » Tue Sep 20, 2011 6:13 am

Dirge wrote:Personally I wouldn't be able to sleep easy knowing my drive was mounted like that.
Thats exactly why we suspend, without suspension its too loud to sleep!
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