I and post #12 agrees with you. He may have mixed them up.Originally Posted by alti
Whats up with #2 on this list (I realize this was posted along time ago). Does anyone else have the same opinion?? Logic tells me that if the drive is mounted vertically there is less chance of the heads smacking a spinning plate.Originally Posted by SteveC
Anyone have anymore thoughts?
No trouble horizontal.... several threads discuss this at an almost theological level
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20GB Maxtor, vertical mount. Its been working for 1.5 years. Worst thing that happens to me is that a bad bump sometimes freezes or resets my comp, but I drive a lowered truck that rides like crap :
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I was using a 30gig laptop drive, brand new and it died. It also skipped really horribly because of vibration. Switched to desktop drive and no problems. I have mine mounted horizontally, but I don't think it really matters.
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I havent had any problems with it. So far i have had the thing drop while in operation and short a power supply, and crashed my computer by going over a big pot hole. It still keeps going though
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I had 3 drive failures, all vertical mount. one horizontal failure
You have to think of vibration when you think of 75G.
A little airflow and a little foam rubber will make a drive last forever
What are you talking about man!!!Originally Posted by SteveC
Always mount it vertically never horizontaly. I think you got your axises mixed up man
-Jesus- King of Kings Lord of Lords
so do you mean he got :Originally Posted by antimatter
Iran-Iraq-North Korea Axis of Evil
mixed up with
Libya, China, Syria Axis of Just as Evil
Cuba, Sudan, Serbia Axis of Somewhat Evil
Uganda and Myanmar in the Axis of Occasionally Evil
and then there's even
Bulgaria, Indonesia and Russia the Axis of Not So Much Evil Really As Just Generally Disagreeable
and now we are starting to get silly
Sierra Leone, El Salvador, and Rwanda the Axis of Countries That Aren't the Worst But Certainly Won't Be Asked to Host the Olympics
but surely not
Canada, Mexico, and Australia the Axis of Nations That Are Actually Quite Nice But Secretly Have Nasty Thoughts About America
although you might have meant
Spain, Scotland, and New Zealand the Axis of Countries That Sometimes Ask Sheep to Wear Lipstick