Worst hard drive crash I've seen


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Marshalus

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

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Blaine

Wow :| metal shavings everywhere

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

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StevoJD

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

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Mindovermaster

holy schnizzle...

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timmmay

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

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sTIMPZ

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

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Brian M.

Youch!

That looks pretty damn bad :(.

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Nashy

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

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+virtorio
Wow :| metal shavings everywhere

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

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

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Max

What make was the HDD?

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Simon

Whoa, that's pretty nasty...

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RedFlow

Haha all the years of abuse. I mean also that noise must've been the same level as a saw slicing an iron bar in half... Haha

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RuudJacobs.NET

The best way to hide for RIAA/MPAA so far :laugh:

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TEX4S

the thing is, it almost looks like it was opened before and not in a clean room - maybe some contaminents or even liquids got in there ??

I dunno - Im just trying to figure out how in the world something could get THAT FUBAR !

I guess this is another vote for SSD around the corner :)

the 64 Gb MITRON is 2x as fast as a Raptor RAID 0 .... and no moving parts !!!

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1Frothy

What brand was that Hard Disk? Was the PC even working with it? That is just totally nuts. OMG

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DigitalE

Wow.

Make sure you save the magnets; hard drive magnets are awesome. :p

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randy_tho

.... so I slapped everything back together, fired up Spinrite in Level 2. Three hours later, the computer booted and all data was recovered!

:shiftyninja:

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The Rev
.... so I slapped everything back together, fired up Spinrite in Level 2. Three hours later, the computer booted and all data was recovered!

:shiftyninja:

Bull..... sh**. :p

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NoneAvail

Holy ****, did you dip that HDD in cow urine? lol... looks like the discs broke off when spinning... just like when CDs spin too fast they break.

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