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disk drive

a mechanical device in a COMPUTER which records and retrieves data from a rotating magnetic or vinyl disk.
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What's more, the Portable Hard Disk Drive industry development trends and marketing channels are analyzed.
8TB, InoStor's new InteliNAS devices offer front-loading, hot-swappable SATA hard disk drives supporting RAID 0, 1, 4, 5 and 0+1 as well as InoStor's RAIDn.
By 2010 we expect that close to 40% of total shipped hard disk drives will be used in consumer applications, up from about 14% in 2004
It will employ state-of-the-art manufacturing processes that support the highly technical disk drive industry.
Similar to the key disk drive metric, Tape Throughput Density defines the ratio of tape cartridge capacity in gigabytes and tape data rate in megabytes per second (cartridge capacity divided by data rate).
Toshiba is continuing to lead the way in small, portable, high-capacity hard disk drives," said Amy Dalphy, manager, HDD business unit, Toshiba SDD.
Historically, multiple tape cartridges or reels had been required to back up the entire capacity of a disk drive.
AFC media is shipping in volume beginning today in IBM's Travelstar notebook hard disk drive products with data densities up to 25.