So you’ve seen the inner workings of a regular hard drive, now Joshua Marris has decided to make a video showing everything that goes on inside a notebook hard drive. Video after the jump.

Almost all hard disks today are of either the 3.5″ or 2.5″ varieties, used in desktops and laptops, respectively. 2.5″ disks are usually slower and have less capacity but use less power and are more tolerant of movement. An increasingly common size is the 1.8″ disks used in portable MP3 players and subnotebooks, which have very low power consumption and are highly shock-resistant

So you’ve seen the inner workings of a regular hard drive, now Joshua Marris has decided to make a video showing everything that goes on inside a notebook hard drive. Video after the jump.

Almost all hard disks today are of either the 3.5″ or 2.5″ varieties, used in desktops and laptops, respectively. 2.5″ disks are usually slower and have less capacity but use less power and are more tolerant of movement. An increasingly common size is the 1.8″ disks used in portable MP3 players and subnotebooks, which have very low power consumption and are highly shock-resistant