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BEWARE! HARDDRIVE SHOULD BE IN THIS ANGLE

  • hellmirek Wednesday, December 31, 2008 12:15 PM Reply
    BEWARE! HARDDRIVE SHOULD BE JUST IN VERTICAL OR HORIZONTAL POSITION!otherwise bearing in harddisk will be really mesed up. well laptops have more resistant harddisks(i dont know how much more resistant but you should know this vital information)
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  • bjlaur Wednesday, December 31, 2008 12:32 PM Reply
    could you give more proof than that please?

    some sort of article agreeing with you or some such?

    I really doubt that it matters what angle your hard drive is in.
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  • MajeedM Wednesday, December 31, 2008 2:40 PM Reply
    Well its for laptops when you put it on your lap its not in perfect angle either.
    These wont cause that big damage you maybe thinking of, a lot of hard disk drives works in vertical state.
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  • hydrangeaa Friday, February 6, 2009 1:06 PM Reply
    It should not tilt more than 10 degrees I read somewhere.
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  • gierso Thursday, March 12, 2009 4:37 PM Reply
    hey what about the stands from hp

    the station dock 3000 or something

    that thing puts the laptop on high angles

    the angle indeed just affect a lot when you move the harddisk bumping it or sudden moves
    but being stable should not affect the disk performance.
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  • nikolai.n Thursday, June 11, 2009 1:10 PM Reply
    what about SSD disks?
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  • DDN84 Monday, June 29, 2009 9:06 AM Reply
    Easy solution for me, buy 2 packs and put 4 underneath your laptop. Obviously it wouldn't be convenient to take your laptop everywhere with you, but using 2x halves of ball already caused this problem.
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  • AznAlex Saturday, September 4, 2010 6:25 AM Reply
    pretty sure this is just another one of those old wives tales that he heard from a computer tech geek who likes to spread dumb rumors which people cant really do any research on
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  • dkera Sunday, July 31, 2011 6:01 AM Reply
    It doesn't matter how the harddrive is angled, just don't move the harddrive while it's running. In this case, don't move your laptop around to much, while it is turned on. The angle or position of the harddrive inside the laptop, doesn't matter at all.
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