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Comment It is possible to kill the hard drives (Score 3, Informative) 146

I worked at a company where they kept losing toughbook hard drives. They are not cheap to say the least because they reside inside a gel-suspension. Come to find out the techs were laying the toughbook at eye level on top of 15000 watt generators for extended periods of time monitoring the SCADA system. There's only o much vibration any hard drive can take...

It is easier to change the specification to fit the program than vice versa.