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Old April 12, 2011, 11:25 AM
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Yup, the heads park but the discs keep spinning. Its part of the whole "green" BS, in that it reduces power consumption (or so WDC claims)...BUT those parts have a VERY finite amount of wear and tear they can take before the break.
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