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Uses for old hard disks?
Oct 23, 2009, 9:01 AM
I have 4 or 5 old hard drives -- 20GB-40GB 4000rpm -- lying around.
Is there anything useful that can be done with them, apart from throwing them at crows on the lawn?
Oct 23, 2009
uses hard disks
Oct 23, 2009, 9:15 AM
Target practice maybe? or tear em apart, and use the platters as coasters. Then use the magnets for the fridge, or the garage to hold tools.
Oct 23, 2009, 9:20 AM
Are they laptop or desktop HD's. At 4000rpm, they sound like laptop drive? Put them in an extenal USB powered caddy and use them as backups?
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Oct 23, 2009, 9:27 AM
They may work as external drives.
Like Pendrives(Though quite heavy...)
Or sell them if someone takes...
Even crows deserve more than 20GB:)
Oct 23, 2009, 1:14 PM
i like the tear them apart and use the platters for coasters idea
Oct 23, 2009, 1:56 PM
Fridge magnets and coasters... true technical genius at work
The crows would have just eaten them anyway
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