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
    #1
    1. Advertisements

  2. Jack

    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
    #2
    1. Advertisements

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments (here). After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.
Similar Threads
  1. Darth Joules

    Really dumb PSU fan question???

    Darth Joules, Dec 8, 2003, in forum: Computer Hardware
    Replies:
    8
    Views:
    414
    Phrederick
    Dec 9, 2003
  2. Darth Joules

    Really dumb PSU Q???

    Darth Joules, Feb 3, 2004, in forum: Computer Hardware
    Replies:
    5
    Views:
    221
    Smith
    Feb 4, 2004
  3. sticks

    Dumb newbie CPU question

    sticks, Jun 21, 2004, in forum: Computer Hardware
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    199
  4. David W.E. Roberts

    Dumb thing - and mixing memory PC2100 and PC2700 - and WHAT???

    David W.E. Roberts, Aug 5, 2004, in forum: Computer Hardware
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    538
    ~misfit~
    Aug 5, 2004
  5. David W.E. Roberts

    Re: Dumb thing and mixing PC2100 and PC2700 DDR RAM [long]

    David W.E. Roberts, Aug 6, 2004, in forum: Computer Hardware
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    1,142
    ~misfit~
    Aug 6, 2004
  6. hamidbm

    Dumb question about case fan installation

    hamidbm, Feb 7, 2005, in forum: Computer Hardware
    Replies:
    9
    Views:
    642
    hamidbm
    Feb 8, 2005
  7. Brayne Ded

    Dumb question about 1394 connection?

    Brayne Ded, Jul 11, 2005, in forum: Computer Hardware
    Replies:
    5
    Views:
    229
  8. Tris

    Dumb Ram Question

    Tris, Oct 11, 2005, in forum: Computer Hardware
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    225
Loading...