TechARP discusses HDD myths, you can read their latest version over here.
This guide was written in response to the numerous fallacies
about the hard disk drive that are still being propagated in many
As you read through this guide, you may think that some of these myths
may have been made up. We wished that was true. We collected these
myths from various discussions we heard or read over time.
So, let’s get down to basics and examine some of these common
fallacies or myths and debunk them!
Here are the changes in this update :
- Added Myth #53 on a computer's weight increasing when information is
added to the hard disk drive.
- Added Myth #54 on overclocking the hard disk drive.
- Added Myth #55 on dust affecting the hard disk drive and why it must
be kept inside a proper PC case.