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DrQuine
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re: Helium-filled disk drives could lift Western Digital
DrQuine   1/5/2013 12:39:31 AM
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An innovative idea. I could have predicted the benefits of lower air resistance - but I was surprised to learn that helium is a better heat conductor than air. A nice added benefit. I hope that data recovery will still be possible on damaged disk drives. Will vendors have to supply their own helium atmosphere for data recovery?

rick merritt
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re: Helium-filled disk drives could lift Western Digital
rick merritt   1/4/2013 10:02:39 PM
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No, but the design team has unusually high pitched voices ;-)

krisi
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re: Helium-filled disk drives could lift Western Digital
krisi   1/4/2013 9:57:25 PM
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Helium filled disk drives? Amazing...would they fly out of the door if pumped too much? ;-)

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