Hard Drive

Hard Drive #45
A large hard drive to extend your computer's storage capacity.
Sell Price

Hard Drive is an Electronics item that can be acquired through shoplifting. It can be sold to (but not purchased at) the Super Store.

The Hard Drive was one of the items available at the official launch of Torn on 15 November 2004, having been introduced during the Torn City Beta. [1]

It currently has no use outside of being sold. As it can be sold to the Recycling Center, no use is planned for the item in the foreseeable future.


In Crimes 1.0 the Hard Drive can be obtained through the "Computer Stall" shoplifting crime. It can also be found through city finds and can be traded between players.

The Hard Drive can be found as a result of the following crimes:


  • "Super Store" (quantity one or three)


  • "Dentists Office" (quantity one)
  • "Foundry" (quantity three)
  • "Paper Mill" (quantity one)
  • "Postal Office" (quantity three)
  • "Recruitment Agency" (quantity between two to three)
  • "Self-Storage Facility" (quantity one or three)
  • "Suburban Home" (quantity one)

Related Awards

Hard Drive related Awards
Image Name Requirements
566282329.png Candy Man Achieve 1,000 theft crime
486487597.png Smile, You're On Camera Achieve 2,500 theft crimes
529618516.png Smokin' Barrels Achieve 5,000 theft crimes
374334948.png Breaking And Entering Achieve 7,500 theft crimes
721231605.png Stroke Bringer Achieve 10,000 theft crimes

Historical Notes

In the past there was a Market Stall shoplift crime explicitly for Hard Drives. [2] It was consolidated into the "Computer Stall" shoplift crime.

Image History

Hard Drive Image History
Years Used Image
??? to July 2012 [3] nLtaQlV.png
July 2012 to present [4] vyqiSv1.jpg

There could potentially be one earlier image for the Hard Drive, but it would currently be considered lost to time. [5]

Patch History

Released in Patch list #


  1. TornCityHistoryMuseum, Electronics Items (With Citations) (28/05/23)
  2. TornCityHistoryMuseum, Electronics Items (With Citations) (03/09/22)
  3. TornCityHistoryMuseum, Electronics Items (With Citations) (30/01/23)
  4. Chedburn, Patch: Fixes and Updates 19/07/12 (19/07/12)
  5. TornCityHistoryMuseum, Electronics Items (With Citations) (31/01/23)