The hard drives in this category are the perfect introduction to
the world of used computer components. Be it SATA, ...
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drives with different capacities. A wide range of refurbished hard
drives at low prices should delight any PC friend. Disks are
components required for a computer to store and retrieve large amounts of
data. It is storage media on which data is written to the
magnetized surface of rotating discs. In computer technology one speaks so well of a
hard disk drive. The hard drive designation is because the discs
are not only rigid, but firmly mounted in the computer. In English called hard disk drives HDD - hard
disc drive. In summary, one can say that a hard disk is a magnetic
storage medium. Has a rotating disk
inside which stores data by
magnetizing (so-called remanence ) and can reproduce
by scanning the magnetized disk then this data.
Different types of hard disks, for example, IDE hard drives, SATA hard drives, 3.5 "hard drives and 2.5 "
hard drives. Also, in the memory, there are differences. The larger the
hard disk sectors and more sectors, the greater the capacity of the
What are the benefits used hard
Course, you can buy anywhere new disks. However, most are used HDD,
also called refurbished HDD, as well.
There is of course primarily the pricing advantage. Used hard drives are
much cheaper than new ones, but often meet the same quality
parameters. Especially if you does not need
high-performance computing or very sensitive would like to store
data that satisfies a second-hand hard drive as its purpose as a
new one. The contents of the refurbished hard drive will be
destroyed prior to the sale of certified refurbishers and the hard
drives are fully formatted. Refurbished HDD are also very well
suited for computer hobbyists. If it is the computer is an older model, there is often no
other way to dodge than on used parts. In computer technology, the development is very
rapid and the current models are produced for a relatively short
time. No computer manufacturer may hold for all of its
devices ever produced new parts in stock. Therefore, new hard
drives quickly find on the market again Refurbished. Here then is
worth the handle to used HDD's, since they usually hardly used land
already on the market of second-hand goods dealer. Even for
beginners who want to assemble their computer itself, a used hard drive is
recommended rather than a new one. The electronic storage media are very sensitive. Quick can be
made ??and therefore the hard drive will be damaged in an
installation error. If it is a used hard drive, at least the
financial damage is not so great.
What should be considered when using a used hard
The purchase of used parts, especially of computer parts, is a matter of trust. From the
outside can not see if cars with HDD
are technically still in order or not. This can be seen after
installation. Therefore, one should refurbished hard drives only
from trusted sources. A used hard drive is perfectly fine when it
was revised by experienced hand dealers and processed by all of the guidelines, so that it meets the
quality standards and an almost -new HDD equals.
The currently newest technique is calledSSD (Solid State Drives) and works similar to a
USB stick. The data are not
stored on a magnetic disk, but to chips.
Known manufacturers are Seagate, Western Digital and Toshiba.