Anti-vibration mount

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Anti-vibration mountAlternatively referred to as a mounting bracket, an anti-vibration mount is a mount that holds a hard drive or another drive in place, keeping the drive protected and the computer quiet. When installing any 3.5-inch device in a 5.25-inch drive bay, make sure to use an anti-vibration mount like the one shown in the picture.

If you purchased a hard drive without a mount and the computer only has 5.25-inch bays, a universal mount can be purchased at almost every computer store.

Drive bay, Hard drive terms, Mount