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Why are HDD platters harder than the floppy/ZIP discs?

 
 
Rod Speed
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      06-26-2009
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>>> you turn off the HD the heads move very quickly to the inner sector,


>> Not anymore.


>>> where they sit, as the heads need air to float or lift themselves up


>> The heads actually fly.


>>> - can't remember the effect that causes this


> I believe that its called laminar air flow


Fraid not.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laminar_flow


 
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