Best kind of hard drive for heavy use?

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at
Wed Sep 14 16:02:30 UTC 2016

On Wed, 14 Sep 2016 09:55:23 -0500 (CDT), Valeri Galtsev wrote:
>To park heads they release arm with heads, it is pulled by the spring
>into "parking" position, and stops there by banging into the stopper
>pin. This is a big stress, and mechanism can withstand only this
>number of such bangs. To the contrary, keeping platters spinning does
>not apply any stress onto any mechanical parts, except bearings, which
>can live very long, especially if platter assembly is very well
>balanced and bearings are well designed and manufactured.

I agree with this ;).


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