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No such thing. A few tweaks can make any camera take a great picture.
Head over to the Photography sub forum, and start reading some threads.

Over in the case sub forum, or case modding, there is a great guide on how to photograph your case, but that goes for pretty much everything, not just cases.
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well since i am pretty impatient i dont think that you will need all night for the HDD to cool off all the way.... maybe 4 hours?
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well since i am pretty impatient i dont think that you will need all night for the HDD to cool off all the way.... maybe 4 hours?
It's 10PM here in Michigan. I dont want to be up that late just to see if it still works.
    
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It's 10PM here in Michigan. I dont want to be up that late just to see if it still works.
oh all right
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post #15 of 25
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Well.... the results are a bit strange. The text, RARs, and picture file were fine. The audio file played, but skipped around. Then the video file wouldn't even play.







So now I'm off to heat the drive up after that cold! Blow torch > HDD.
    
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I think this is where the drive will die

You should dig the grave for that drive while you are at it!

Even if it does survive this then the hammer will take care of it for sure. As I am sure everyone knows HDDs do not like shock forces at all
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post #17 of 25
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Killed it. Drive doesn't even start to spin up. It's a paper weight now. Blow torch 1, HDD 0.

Pics!

Before



After (Almost caught on fire. )
    
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Should have put less intense tests in between...like dropping it on the carpet from different heights, trying to play a file while flipping it over again and again...the blowtorch was a suicide mission
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newsflash: blow torch not good for electronics.
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i like your username.


neggers usually smell horrible and love welfare.



You shoulda just heated it up with the blow torch, not torch the key part of the drive. Oh well, looked fun.
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