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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.
Hard disk drives and storage solutions company Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) announced on Wednesday better than expected results for its fiscal second quarter ended 30 December 2011.
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In addition to the high capacity HDD, Toshiba's new family of high performance hard disk drives will deliver speeds of 7,200rpm, the company said.
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In response to these demands Fujitsu has developed and is now offering the Nearline FC disk drive, a low-price, high-reliability disk drive for use in its ETERNUS6000 and ETERNUS3000 storage systems.
The company will increase overseas production to 65% of the total disk drive output, up from 55% now, in order to reduce costs.
IBM Corp yesterday launched the world's highest capacity hard disk drive for desktop PCs, a move it says will allow OEMs to future-proof PCs for tomorrow's data-hungry applications.
So, this week, I gave the Dell desktop and the IBM Thinkpad to my colleagues and I bought a Compaq LTE 5200 with an active matrix color monitor, 120 MHz Pentium processor, 1.35 gigabyte disk drive, a removable 4 speed CD ROM drive, a 28,800 baud fax-modem, a PCMCIA 10BaseT ethernet adapter, and 75 megabytes of RAM.