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#1 vetMichael Stanclift

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 23:04

We pulled a bad drive apart at work this afternoon. It had a nasty rattle to it before we opened it, but we didn't expect this:

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Edit: Just in case you're wondering, the drive was a Quantum Fireball CR 8.4 AT

Edited by Marshalus, 27 February 2008 - 20:10.



#2 Lant

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 23:08

Wow, thats one destroyed HDD.

#3 Blaine

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 23:08

Wow :| metal shavings everywhere


....but the question is.... will it blend? :shiftyninja:

#4 StevoJD

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 23:09

Slim chance of recovering the data from it, I'd guess. :p

#5 Mindovermaster

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 23:09

holy schnizzle...

#6 Minimoose

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 23:13

Nice :)

#7 timmmay

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 23:14

Holy crap..what did you do to that poor hard drive!! :cry:

#8 sTIMPZ

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 23:17

That's pretty messed up! Just how bad was the noise it had been making?

#9 null_

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 23:20

Damn, that drive committed suicide pretty hard.

#10 Neil

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 23:20

Bad, how old was that drive?

#11 Brian M.

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 23:23

Youch!

That looks pretty damn bad :(.

#12 Nashy

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 23:25

What the.... how? Why?... HOW!?

#13 +virtorio

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 23:28

Wow :| metal shavings everywhere


....but the question is.... will it blend? :shiftyninja:

Of course, it's not a Chuck Norris action figure.

#14 vetMax™

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 23:34

What make was the HDD?

#15 bloodrain

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 23:38

pr0n overload.



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