Last month we shared information on differences in disk quality and longevity. The next step to keeping your data long-term is handling your disks with the respect your data deserves.
Many environmental factors can damage your disks. These include: exposure to direct sunlight: intense heat; fluctuations in temperature and humidity; gravity; fingerprints; and smudges and scratches. By following the lists of do’s and don’ts, you can ensure a maximum life expectancy for your disks.