Anatomy of a Hard Disk Drive (HDD)

Posted on Saturday, August 06 2005 @ 8:16 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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