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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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By transitioning from parallel to serial, the disc drives are able to transmit data from point to point, instead of sharing bandwidth across a single common data bus.
5 disc drive is Seagate's first 4Gbit/sec disc drive to be based on perpendicular recording.
For the past 40 years, longitudinal recording has been used to record information on a disc drive.
5-inch enterprise disc drives are ideal for space-constrained data centers that require high I/O density storage with unparalleled reliability," said Bill Schilling, Seagate director of Enterprise Product Marketing.
While manufacturers of microprocessors regularly increase clock speeds, it had been over four years since the first 10,000RPM disc drive was first introduced to the market.
Seagate, the largest supplier of disc drives to the enterprise storage industry, is once again leading the industry in 4G Fibre Channel disc drive technology," said Jeff Loebbaka, vice president of global marketing at Seagate Technology.
SANbloc's density, combined with the capacity and speed of Seagate's latest-generation disc drives, allows users to deploy the storage they need while conserving precious floor space.
Manu Mehta, president, CEO of Metabyte said, "Seagate's leadership in the development of disc drives and technology for consumer applications has been tremendously valuable in promoting the broad adoption of hard discs in set-top boxes and consumer devices.
The multiple-functionality of RICOH's CD-RW disc drives opens up a wealth of possibilities including the capability to read, write, rewrite and erase files.
Repphun's responsibilities include product development for Seagates Desktop line of disc drives.
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.
NYSE:SEG) today announced it has begun shipping disc drives conforming to the European Union (EU) directive establishing electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) guidelines for electronic equipment.