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Magnets don't destroy hard drives. Mostly urban legend. Look it up, there's been experiments on this exact thing. Needed one of the worlds strongest electro magnets to do any damage.
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post #12 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sideburns
Magnets don't destroy hard drives. Mostly urban legend. Look it up, there's been experiments on this exact thing. Needed one of the worlds strongest electro magnets to do any damage.
Yea... I just remembered this....

A friend of mine put a really strong loud speaker magnet on a 20GB hdd, But the hdd still works ....

(The magnet was really big & powerful, We had two of those & we put them together, The hard part was separating them )
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an MRI will do it.
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an MRI will do it.
You mean Magnetic Resonance Imaging? Will do what?
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an MRI will do it.
Those MRIs are insanely powerful. They put a cinder block in one and then put a hammer near it and it drove the hammer right through the cinder block
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post #16 of 19
omg...magnetic shielding anyone....

And magnetics would create virtually no heat. The current simply isn;t there....especially if they use minerals such as magnetite or other rare earth magnets instead of electromagnets. That would be nifty to see in action, but it would take awhile to perfec tthe technology...you could possible run into the problems you have with the magnets influencing one another too powerfully.
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Those MRIs are insanely powerful. They put a cinder block in one and then put a hammer near it and it drove the hammer right through the cinder block
Ohh, Now i get it!!!
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post #18 of 19
Possable, but be careful where u put that cpu wouldnt want to buy a $300 drive and kill it eh? Or a $1,000 CRT...
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I want a PC powered and run by steam and clockwork, screw magnatism
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