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(computer science) a circuit or chip that translates commands into a form that can control a hard disk drive

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The product allows HDD OEMs to incorporate customer requirements into a standard product without the need to invest in a hard disk controller or low-level firmware.
The read-channel and hard disk controller solutions are manufactured in 0.
Read channels act as the linchpin of custom storage SoCs, which combine multiple functions, including hard disk controller, serial interface, processor, and memory on a single chip.
The 88i6535 SOC incorporates, on a single chip, Fujitsu's hard disk controller (HDC) with Marvell's 88C6591 low-power read channel core, highly advanced ECC technology, second generation Serial ATA PHY, and an ARM966E-S microprocessor core from ARM.
The embedded hard disk controller (HDC), which manages the data flow and controls head positioning during track and seek operations, is based on proven ARM-based technology and features a 32-bit high-performance CPU core running at 450MHz.
The Fujitsu MHT-BH hard disk drive features Native Command Queuing (NCQ), an important feature that intelligently and simultaneously coordinates up to 32 instructions to be queued and reordered by the hard disk controller, contributing to a significant improvement in overall hard disk drive performance.
This PC OEM qualification status signifies that after over one year in development, the 88i4300's Ultra ATA/100-compliant hard disk controller (HDC) is mature and can be successfully used as a key building block in future Marvell SOC developments.
System-on-Chip includes Super10 DSP-enhanced microcontroller core, hard disk controller, 4Mbit embedded DRAM and interfaces; ST to supply
Agere's TrueStore(R) consumer electronics (CE) chip set includes read- channel, preamplifier, motor controller and hard disk controller solutions - the essential silicon required for developing high-performance miniature disk drive form factors from 1.
Marvell's SOC platform allows for the integration of the read channel, hard disk controller, microprocessor, Error Correction Code (ECC), high speed interface I/Os, and system memory functions on to a single piece of silicon.
QLogic is developing 4G Fibre Channel components, hard disk controller (HDC) chips, host bus adapters (HBA), and fabric switches.
Marvell's SoC platform integrates the read channel, hard disk controller, microprocessor, and system memory functions on to a single piece of silicon, and is targeted at next-generation, high data rate storage devices utilizing single-chip electronics.
Marvell envisioned this challenge and developed a solution for its customers -- an SOC architecture, utilizing Marvell's production proven hard disk controller (HDC) and an ARM processor, which could be used across all product lines.
Additionally, the hard disk drive features Native Command Queuing (NCQ), an important feature that intelligently and simultaneously coordinates up to 32 instructions to be queued and reordered by the hard disk controller, contributing to a significant improvement in overall hard disk drive performance.