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Western Digital Caviar 640MB ! Yes 640MB!

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So I recently came across a garage sale and picked up this drive for free.

Manufactured in 1995, spins at 4500 rpm and has a buffer size of 64KB.
Ran an HDtune scan and all sectors seem to be good. Ran a benchmark too. Its so fast! tongue.gif

The Drive still works and I copied a couple of mp3's to it without any problem.

Thought I'd post just for the lulz thumb.gif











Edited by chip94 - 1/29/13 at 12:06pm
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nice find. thumb.gif
 
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Thats awesome. I might see if I can find something like that when people recycle stuff at staples.
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I took apart the ~800MB WD that was in my old Pentium. I should have kept it.
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The guy at the sale told me that he's got a couple of 40MegaByte drives lying around. He said he'd find it and get back to me biggrin.gif

Should be able to grab some and bench those ! thumb.gif hopefully.

AND this drive is freaking loud while seeking!! As if someone's intentionally grinding the platters.

Right now Its sitting right next to my Caviar Black 640GB biggrin.gif
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nice find. thumb.gif

Thanks!
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Thats awesome. I might see if I can find something like that when people recycle stuff at staples.

Yeah, the amount of things you can find these days when people recycle stuff is a lot!
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I took apart the ~800MB WD that was in my old Pentium. I should have kept it.

Yeah you should have!
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