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is the WD 80 GIG SE ball bearing or fluid bearing?

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Feb 25, 2002
Calgary AB Canada
I am about 75% sure that the wd 80se uses the ball bearing motors instead of the fdb motors. Check out the western digital website and look at the specs for the hd, if it doesn't say it uses fluid bearing motors then it uses the ball bearing motors.