Anatomy of a Hard Disk Drive (HDD)

Posted on Saturday, Aug 06 2005 @ 08:16 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Ever wondered what is inside a hard disk drive? In this tutorial we will show you the main hard drive components, both internal and external.

We disassembled a hard drive to show you the main components you will find on a hard drive. Hard drives have two kinds of components: internal and external. External components are located on a printed circuit board called logic board while internal components are located in a sealed chamber called HDA or Hard Drive Assembly..

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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