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like the title says,can a hdd be overclocked by maybe making it spin faster or something?
btw,sorry for the stupid question.
    
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Nope.
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Simple answer

No......sorry
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For sure, havn't you seen those guys running phase on their HDDs just to keep the heat from a 50,000RPM oc under control.
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You could always hook it up to a car battery to make it spin faster....
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Guys, grow up.

OP - sorry, no it can't
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post #7 of 24
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oh,ok.i was hoping i would be able to let my hdd run at 10,000rpm!but,its ok.
    
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post #8 of 24
Nope never heard of it but i did ask the same question 3 monthes or so ago.I would be realy cool to see a oced hard drive with some sick RPMs.
    
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post #9 of 24
You can't make it spin faster, but they now have SATA2 and 10 000rpm hard drives.
By increasing your BUS speed your inevitably increasing the speed of your SATA controller on your mother board though... but the limitations aren't with the electronics or the controller, the limitations are mechanical.

In the next few years we'll start seeing memory flash hard drives a bit like digital camera memory. Guys will surely finds way to OC those when they come out... lol

I believe they already exist and Macintosh is the first company who will introduce them in the Market. I'm to lazy to search on google
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post #10 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by PiratesRule View Post
You could always hook it up to a car battery to make it spin faster....
Actually, a car battery is 12v also.
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