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Synonyms for disk drive

computer hardware that holds and spins a magnetic or optical disk and reads and writes information on it

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5" hard disc drives for internal storage requirements.
5 disc drive has been fully integrated into Xyratex's RS-1600-F4-SBD 4Gb FC SBOD storage system and is also fully qualified in all Xyratex's legacy Fibre Channel RAID, SBOD and JBOD solutions.
Current disc drives in production are at levels of nearly 50 gigabits per square inch.
5-inch disc drive, the IO performance (IOPS/GB) of RSA1A2 and RSA2A2 is higher due to the fact that comparably, more disc drives are being accessed online through high-speed SAS expanders during full-duplex transmission.
Mike Nikolaiev, Compaq TPC Director says: "The Cheetah X15 has enabled us to achieve the same level of performance using 42% fewer disc drives.
The end-to-end test setup was created using Aristos Logic's UltraARC reference platforms, Emulex's industry-leading LightPulse(TM) LP11000 4G Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters, Xyratex's 4G Fibre Channel enclosures populated with Seagate's Cheetah 4G enterprise disc drives.
The Company's products include disc drives for the Enterprise, PCs and Consumer Electronics, as well as Storage Area Network (SAN) solutions and Server Appliances.
At the Eurologic booth, a SANbloc 2500, configured with Seagate's Cheetah 73LP disc drives, and utilizing the LUN mapping feature, shows a managed heterogeneous SAN environment.
NYSE:SEG) today are demonstrating powerful new Personal Video Recorder (PVR) features by combining Metabyte's MbTV(TM) software suite with Seagate's exclusive SeaStream(TM) A/V streaming technology in Seagate U Series consumer disc drives.
Ricoh's pioneering effort with CD-RW and industry standards has stimulated the market's acceptance of rewritable CD disc drives.
By the year 2000, it is estimated that the mobile and desktop disc drive market will exceed 200 million units, together generating nearly $40 billion in revenue for the industry/a," said Ron Verdoorn, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Seagate Storage Products.
Enabling computer users to take full advantage of today's higher capacity disc drives for multimedia, audio/visual and Internet applications, DiscWizard is a revolutionary program which addresses limitations of system BIOS and operating systems that can complicate installation of larger ATA-interface drives.
Seagate is the leading supplier of disc drives for the Desktop market.
BUSINESS WIRE)--March 25, 1996--Seagate Technology's (NYSE:SEG) first generation of Ultra-SCSI disc drives has begun shipping in volume with the introduction of the Hawk 2XL, a 5,400-rpm disc drive capable of transferring data at Ultra-SCSI's peak rate of 40 Mbytes/second.