Disk drive abuse


My Seagate FreeAgent Go disk drive has been frozen for 59 days.  It’s getting warmer, so I needed to come up with a new form of abuse. 

I put on my skates and did my worst.

The surface area of my skate blades are .35 square inches each, which means I was applying over 400 pounds per square inch of pressure standing on one foot.  Stomping on the drive was even more abusive.

Can anyone tell me the downward impact of a slapshot?

The Frozen Drive Saga so far:


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  1. Rich Harris February 5, 2009 at 8:10 pm - Reply

    Man I’m so glad I’m in California right now!

  2. Saqib Ali February 17, 2009 at 12:07 pm - Reply

    Hey Pete,

    When do you plan de-freezing the drive? I can’t wait…. 🙂


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