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How much vibration can a HDD handle before any damage

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3 minutes ago, thebrain36 said:

not super sure how anybody would test that. but if someone has, it would be interesting to discover.

Fairly certain the manufacturer would.

 

Here's a bit of reading material:

https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/a-sturdy-companion,758-2.html

https://superuser.com/questions/526896/how-vibration-sensitive-are-hard-disk-drives

https://www.ept.ca/features/everything-need-know-hard-drive-vibration/

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11 minutes ago, Berkomeister said:

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not super sure how anybody would test that. but if someone has, it would be interesting to discover.

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Depends on tons of variables; intensity of vibrations, whether the drive is on or not, how long the vibrations are going, what type of drive, the enclosure it's in, etc etc

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3 minutes ago, thebrain36 said:

not super sure how anybody would test that. but if someone has, it would be interesting to discover.

Fairly certain the manufacturer would.

 

Here's a bit of reading material:

https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/a-sturdy-companion,758-2.html

https://superuser.com/questions/526896/how-vibration-sensitive-are-hard-disk-drives

https://www.ept.ca/features/everything-need-know-hard-drive-vibration/

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5, maybe 10.

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16 hours ago, Eigenvektor said:

This is as close as it would get probably. I'm trying to find out a way to transport my pc without damage

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8 hours ago, Berkomeister said:

This is as close as it would get probably. I'm trying to find out a way to transport my pc without damage

How far is the transport?

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2 minutes ago, thebrain36 said:

How far is the transport?

20+ km's

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On 6/6/2020 at 1:30 PM, Berkomeister said:

20+ km's

Unless it's all offroading and/or you're in a car with no suspension you'll probably be okay.

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3 hours ago, thebrain36 said:

Unless it's all offroading and/or you're in a car with no suspension you'll probably be okay.

thanks

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