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Could running a laptop in an upright position damage the hdd or cpu? (I have a laptop with a broken lcd monitor, but i could still hook it up to a tv and use it for movies, etc.)
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post #2 of 9
Nope. It'll be fine. You can run it in any way you want. Upside down, tilted to the left, the right. You name it.
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post #3 of 9
Damn jester beat me to it...but if reassurance counts, you can put the lappy in any position, just dont put it on carpet, leather, or blankets, or anything that'll block the air intake
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Yup, you could probably run it in a gyroscope and it would be golden.
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post #5 of 9
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Weeh..thx for the replies. I was kinda affraid to see the hdd getting fried whilst fighting gravity :d
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post #6 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Syrillian View Post
Yup, you could probably run it in a gyroscope and it would be golden.
What's a gyroscope? My knowledge is limited.
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post #7 of 9
A big machine that spins stuff in lots of directions all at the same time at high speed.
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post #8 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by FearSC549 View Post
What's a gyroscope? My knowledge is limited.
I can't explain it, but try writing "Gyroscope" on Google pictures, and you'll see stuff.
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post #9 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by FearSC549 View Post
What's a gyroscope? My knowledge is limited.
It is a counter-balancing, rotating device where centrifugal forces on the X and Y axis' cause a balance effect. They are also used in aviation guidance systems.

It was more of a humurous/sarcastic statement that illustrated the durability of HDD's...
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