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- Stacking hard disk drives vertically?
October 24, 2005, 7:30 am
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250GB), started "collecting" them since about 2 years ago. I rarely
burn stuffs to CDs/DVDs nowadays (scratches, slow access speed, the
hassle of putting discs in and out of the drive, etc) and that's why I
keep buying new hard drives instead.
I haven't used USB enclosures or removable racks, so I stack unplugged
drives vertically (5-8 of them on each stack). Is this dangerous for
the disks? I remember a friend of mine saying that you shouldn't put a
harddisk directly above another (let alone several disks above one).
Re: Stacking hard disk drives vertically?
Those that can't afford a Lian-Li case can mount up to 4 or more
drives, space permiting, vertically by mounting them as per the
Lian-Li cage bebind the input fan/s via just the bottom two screws of
any drive with no problems at all.
measure the screw hole length centre to centre, mark and drill from
the bottom, too easy for cool high speed 10K Raptor HDD's and raid
They will hold tight and work fine NP at all.
The only no no's are moving a spinning drive or running them at an
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