Dumb question?

Discussion in 'Computer Hardware' started by Jack, Aug 6, 2006.

  1. Jack

    Jack Guest

    Why are hard drives sized at 3 1/2 inches when, in reality, they are 4
    inches?

    Jack
     
    Jack, Aug 6, 2006
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    Rod Speed Guest

    Jack <> wrote:

    > Why are hard drives sized at 3 1/2 inches when, in reality, they are 4 inches?


    The 3.5" is the size of the platter inside.
     
    Rod Speed, Aug 6, 2006
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