Maxtor full-height 5.25" drives of death

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Fri Feb 9 00:40:24 CST 2018

On 02/08/2018 10:17 PM, Glen Slick via cctalk wrote:
> Any idea if the drive orientation during storage might make any
> difference in the failure rate? Usual PCB side down, PCB side up,
> either side down, either end down? My guess it that it is best to
> store them in the usual PCB side down orientation, but that is just a
> guess.

Mine are stored on their sides, but I wonder if storing them inverted
(PCB down) would be best for ensuring lubrication distribution.


More information about the cctalk mailing list