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hard disk

a data storage device in which data is stored on a magnetic disk embodied in a COMPUTER. Most hard disks can store large amounts of data, such as 20 megabytes of numbers or letters.
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1 As of July 14, 2005, based on a JVC survey, no other consumer camcorder offers a built-in hard disk drive and MPEG-2 recording.
0, a larger hard disk drive, and room for a sound card I found indispensable (for games).
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies is a storage technology leader, founded in 2003 through the combination of Hitachi's and IBM's hard disk drive businesses.
Toshiba's hard disk drives can withstand operational shock of up to 200G and non-operating shock of up to 800G, providing PC and consumer electronics manufacturers with a rugged, durable storage solution.
In the past decade, the data density for magnetic hard disk drives has increased at a phenomenal pace: doubling every 18 months and, since 1997, doubling every year, which is much faster than the vaunted Moore's Law for integrated circuits.
Today, it is practical to configure the personal computer with a removable hard disk drive as the original disk drive designers at IBM mandated.
He spent the initial years of his career at one of the world's leading manufacturers of hard disk drives in various management positions both in Asia and the United States rising from engineer to senior director.
Toshiba, the industry leader in small form factor hard disk drives (HDDs), maintained global market share leadership for all HDDs shipped to consumer electronics (CE) devices in the third quarter of 2006 and remained at the top of overall mobile HDD shipments for the fifth consecutive quarter, according to the most recent storage industry report from research firm International Data Corporation (IDC).
These are affordably priced hard disk drives that expand the storage capabilities for large amounts of music, data, pictures, or video-clips.
The major challenge that hard disk drive designers are facing in increasing data densities is that the magnetic grains on the disk that store the data must become smaller and will eventually become too small to be thermally stable at room temperature.