Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Hard Drives & Storage › Best way to destroy a hard drive?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Best way to destroy a hard drive? - Page 5

post #41 of 45
hmmm without any physical damage to it? id say putting it in the bath tub with a cut electrical cord would probably wreck it good
post #42 of 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by BNT View Post
take it apart and break the discs inside, reassemble and done.
If he does this he cant RMA it

Quote:
Originally Posted by Yumyums View Post
hmmm without any physical damage to it? id say putting it in the bath tub with a cut electrical cord would probably wreck it good
Then the moister stickers will become red. Therefore he cant RMA it.
Kool Guy's Pc
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom(tm) II X2 550 @ 3.9 GHz MSI NF750-G55 2X GTX 260 SLI Mushkin Enhanced Ridgeback 4GB (2x 2GB) @ 1600 MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
3X Seagate Barracuda 7200RPM 250 Gig Raid 0 Sony DVD Player Windows 7 Enterprise 64 Bit 20.1" Dell 2007WFP 16:10 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Dell USB Keyboard *Modded SIGMA SHARK SP-585 585W + Delta XM6400 575W Modded COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Modded OCZ Behemoth Gaming Laser Mouse 1600Dpi 
  hide details  
Reply
Kool Guy's Pc
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom(tm) II X2 550 @ 3.9 GHz MSI NF750-G55 2X GTX 260 SLI Mushkin Enhanced Ridgeback 4GB (2x 2GB) @ 1600 MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
3X Seagate Barracuda 7200RPM 250 Gig Raid 0 Sony DVD Player Windows 7 Enterprise 64 Bit 20.1" Dell 2007WFP 16:10 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Dell USB Keyboard *Modded SIGMA SHARK SP-585 585W + Delta XM6400 575W Modded COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Modded OCZ Behemoth Gaming Laser Mouse 1600Dpi 
  hide details  
Reply
post #43 of 45
WILL IT BLEND..

That is the question.

YouTube- Is It A Good Idea To Microwave A Hard Drive?
post #44 of 45
hard drives are not air tight, btw.
Serenity
(10 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon X4 860K Gigabyte GA-F2A88X-UP4 MSI R9 270X GAMING 2G HyperX Savage 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 2400 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
AMD Radeon SSD RADEON-R7SSD-120G ZALMAN CNPS9900MAX-R Windows 7 64-bit EVGA 500 Watt 80+ 500 Watt (Silver) 
CaseAudio
Corsair Graphite Series 230T Orange Soundblaster X-Fi Titanium 
  hide details  
Reply
Serenity
(10 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon X4 860K Gigabyte GA-F2A88X-UP4 MSI R9 270X GAMING 2G HyperX Savage 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 2400 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
AMD Radeon SSD RADEON-R7SSD-120G ZALMAN CNPS9900MAX-R Windows 7 64-bit EVGA 500 Watt 80+ 500 Watt (Silver) 
CaseAudio
Corsair Graphite Series 230T Orange Soundblaster X-Fi Titanium 
  hide details  
Reply
post #45 of 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by RAFFY View Post
What is the best way to destroy a sata hard drive without causing any physical damage?
Oooh trying to claim it under warranty...that's super easy..while it's plugged into your system, take a can of compressed air and turn it upside down and do a massive copy operation or something that causes the drive to spin up fast in hard use. Now spray it onto the drive very very liberally then let stop and let it get hot again. Only do this on the top of the drive and not the PCB. Rinse and repeat...that generally gives me the random fault failure I like.

Also, you can take a rubber mallet to the drive while it's spinning but be very very gentle.
Kamtastic II
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon II X4 630 Gigabyte GA-MA790GP-UD4H Visiontek 4850 512MB Reference 8GB A-Data DDR2 800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
750GB Caviar Black Currently Samsung 20x SH2022 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 2 x Samsung Synchmaster 226BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G11 OCZ 700w GameXStream Thermaltake V9 Black Edition Razer Copperhead 
  hide details  
Reply
Kamtastic II
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon II X4 630 Gigabyte GA-MA790GP-UD4H Visiontek 4850 512MB Reference 8GB A-Data DDR2 800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
750GB Caviar Black Currently Samsung 20x SH2022 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 2 x Samsung Synchmaster 226BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G11 OCZ 700w GameXStream Thermaltake V9 Black Edition Razer Copperhead 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Hard Drives & Storage
Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Hard Drives & Storage › Best way to destroy a hard drive?