Taking apart a hard drive. Microwaves are handy for destroying cds and dvds but youd have to cook a hard drive for a long long time to blister the drives platters.
In recent advances of technology a new kind of hard drive has emerged.
Take apart desktop hard drive. Drill through that as well. The older type which we just gutted is a hard disk drive hdd. Solid state drive ssd.
Close up of the hole drilled through the hard drive the green area is the controller board. Wants to know if there are any hazardous materials in an old hard drive he should be worried about before taking it apart. Dont stop with just one hole drill several times through the drive.
There are many reasons you might want to physically destroy a hard drive rather than use disk wiping software. So you have an old hard drive that cant store information any better then an oven stores fruit. It cant perform its most basic function to store data so you cant well.
You can drill 25 laptop hard drives the same way. Higher confidence that the data is destroyed a recourse if your drive has failed and. Hdds are not obsolete but solid state drives have a number of advantages.
Speaking of synths watch jeremy take a hard drive apart to some sweet sounds after the break. I have an old laptop at my disposal that has a malfunctioning hard drive in it. The last hard drive was a 35 desktop drive.
I assume youve replaced it with a new one but what to do with the old one. I would really enjoy taking the drive apart and looking at it.