access time

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to access time: seek time
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to access time

(computer science) the interval between the time data is requested by the system and the time the data is provided by the drive

References in periodicals archive ?
As far as access times are concerned we note that the Seagate desktop SSHD performs better than the Laptop SSHD.
The new technology applies to distributed object storage*, and in test cases of access concentrations on the Internet, has been proven to ease those concentrations by approximately 70%, resulting in an improvement in access times of tenfold or greater.
This drive, which retails for $765, also has a 280 ms average random access time for text searches.
With additional guard banding, the certified XPM has a relatively slow performance of 70ns access time, but can often out-live the silicon it is embedded in.
Axonix - a longtime provider of portable CD-ROM drives for notebook computers - has both 4x and 6x variants, with an amazing 160-ms access time.
We've seen disks with an average access time of 5-10 milliseconds (ms) for many years now.
Access time is perhaps a solid-state disk's most important parameter and the MegaRam-35 has an access time of 35 microseconds (0.
In long-term data retention, raw access time becomes less important and data authenticity and trust-worthiness, timely access to data and low Total Cost of Ownership come to the forefront.
Known as a leader in speed with a 280 millisecond access time in the M Series of CD-ROM readers, NEC has raised the bar by arming its new readers with unique MultiSpin technology and additional safety and upgradability features.
VT-Stream's hybrid circuit/packet solution improves the customer experience by reducing content access time by up to 90% over pure packet based applications for streaming media.