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My DVD drive is burning up! Should I go for suicide run?

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My drive can no longer reads disks, it ejects the dvd spinning at full speed and can't seem to be able to mount anything. it just makes a loud squealing sound when I close the door. Now there is an electric "burning" smell coming from the drive after the dvd just ejected. Should I go for a suicide run to see what this baby can really handle?
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id trash it if it was me so it does not catch fire or cause a short and mess up your psu.
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id trash it if it was me so it does not catch fire or cause a short and mess up your psu.
Shorts don't mess up my PSU it is smart enough to turn off when I connect 12V and ground.

What do you mean by suicide run?
    
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I would like to retire it and put it up on display.
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Wait, you're going to overclock your DVD drive?
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O' you mean eject to disc at full speed and see how far you can get your dvd's fly! I say 16' 4''.....is there even a long distance record?
Just to be safe, retire it and put it in a glass case.
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