Causal Friday — Tearing down a hard drive

Ever wonder what’s inside your computer’s hard drive? How it works? Bill “Engineer Guy” Hammack takes one apart just so you can learn from the experience (direct link)…

BTW, no (working) drive was harmed in the process — if you listen closely at the start, you can hear that Bill’s victim had already fallen prey to the dreaded “click of death” failure. Having recently lost a drive to this failure, all I could think of while watching this video was “the drive had it coming…”

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