The Impact of Vibrations on Hard Drives

June 16th, 2010

Hard DriveApparently, vibrations can have a significant effect on hard drive performance, even if you just shout at the drive. In one study, the researcher found that “Performance improvements for random reads ranged from 56% to 246% while improvements for random writes ranged from 34% to 88% for a defined set of industry benchmarks.”

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