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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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Complete report on hard disk drives market spread across 176 pages, mentioning 12 companies and supported with 200 tables and figures is now available at http://www.
Intermag 2006 is a technical forum where some of the latest and greatest new technological advances for the hard disk drive industry are presented and shared.
Finally, because each computer has its own disk drive, the applications and operating system must be installed on each client.
5-inch disk drive, the power requirement is about 40% to 50% less than a 3.
Shugart: The first milestone was the concept of the disk drive as opposed to the tape drive.
Increasing areal density of newer magnetic hard disk drives requires a more robust error correction code (ECC), and this can be more efficiently applied to 4096 byte sector lengths," explained Dr.
To achieve higher spin speeds, disk drive manufacturers have reduced the diameter of the magnetic media.
Penn holds bachelor's and master's degrees in business administration from the University of Minnesota and currently serves on the advisory board for the International Disk Drive Equipment and Materials Association.
Comparing the price of a tape drive to the price of a hard disk drive is not a meaningful comparison.
The hybrid hard drive will eliminate costly inefficiencies caused by the need for the hard disk drive to continue to spin whenever the computer is on.
Also, there are boatloads of software packages that can not only backup and archive your data but can now intelligently move data off your disk drives to tape so that your system can run at optimum efficiency.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Compellent's Storage Center utilizes 300GB Fibre Channel disk drives without traditional cost or capacity penalties
New Facility to Meet Projected Disk Drive Growth in IT and Consumer Device Segments; Thousands of New Jobs Expected for China