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    Default Don't Yell at Your Hard Drives!!

    No, seriously don't. An engineer at Sun Microsystems' Fishworks lab discovered that yelling at your hard-drive causes sharp (yet momentary) increases in the hard-drive's latency. The engineer demonstrated this by yelling a portion of a server holding a RAID JBOD array, while monitoring its IO/s and latencies of the drive he was yelling at it. Each time he yelled at it, there was a surge in the drive's latency. The engineer posted his demonstration on YouTube. Now you know that yelling at your hard-drive isn't going to help, or is it? This opens up some interesting topics to research on, of how the rather loud environment enterprise hard-drives are put through in high-density storage environments impact on them, and to what extant vibration dampening helps them.

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    Default Re: Don't Yell at Your Hard Drives!!

    Yelling mane ki ?
    eita ki FUN THREAD !! :mellow:

    kisui bujhlam na...

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    Default Re: Don't Yell at Your Hard Drives!!

    yelling means to shout............

    this is very interesting indeed!hard drives reacting to sound!!!!!

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    Default Re: Don't Yell at Your Hard Drives!!

    guys, try talking "lovey-dovey" to your HDD..it should increase the performance :/
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    Default Re: Don't Yell at Your Hard Drives!!

    =S.

    Okay, so does this mean people who listen to LOUD music or watch movies at loud volumes have higher latency hard drives? =S
    Australian-I feel for ya bro gaming on a piece of crap you should be twice as good at any game you play. Thats really really a scary thought. Part of me does not want you to get a new rig.

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