You know things happen quickly in a hard drive, with the actuator arm that finds your data (and moves to write new data) zipping at blazing speed across the disc. But have you ever seen one at work, with the case off? Here’s a 1,000 frames-per-second peek into that hidden world – and a look at what happens when water is introduced into the mix!
Inside a Hard Drive – High-Speed Video
September 7, 2012 By Dave Peterson
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Dave lives near Seattle, Washington, surrounded by evergreen trees and flat panel displays. His special gadget interest is eReaders and the pursuit of the perfect digital reading experience. He is the Editor-in-Chief of GeekBeat.TV.