Does a hard drive become heavier the more amount of data you have on it?

Answer Nope. Same weight. Hard drive data is recorded magnetically.The guy below me is right.. technically the drive will be heavier but obviously not going to be heavier in reality.... but lets see how h... Read More »

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Does a hard drive get heavier when you put data on it?

No, the magnetic particles are just re-arranged forming a pattern that can be read later, when you need to access the information.Cute question.

Is a hard drive heavier when it's full?

Does storing digital data on a hard drive increase the overall weight of the hard drive?

there's no increase in weight at all the data that is stored is magnetic in some ways similar to an old cassette tape but on a disk so changing polarity of the magnetic medium on the disk doesn't i... Read More »

Why is the amount of GB displayed or advertised on your hard drive/SD card not the same amount you get?

HIYou are partially right.There are alot of programs that ''steel'' Bytes from your hard disk.Its called ''nesecary evil''.