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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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* For government-owned equipment, hard drives should be removed and physically destroyed before disposal.
Cool Hardware with Superior FunctionalityThe new Triple Interface eGo Portable Hard Drive features one FireWire 800 port, one FireWire 400 port, and one USB 2.0 port, and comes in variety of colors and capacities: the Apple-esque Alpine White model is available in 250GB; the deep Midnight Blue model is available in 320GB; and Ruby Red model comes in 500GB.
Inside an aluminium shell little more than a half-inch thick (16 mm) and weighing less than 7 ounces (200 grams), is a state-of-the-art 2.5-inch portable hard drive. Iomega's Drop Guard feature protects data on the new triple interface eGo drive from drops of up to 51 inches, or 40 per cent above the industry average, said a statement.
He said that from 1 January to 5 November 2008, losses included 59 memory sticks, 62 laptops, four desktop PCs and 72 hard drives. Stolen items listed for the same period were six memory sticks, 58 laptops, eight desktops and two hard drives.
So, you may ask, what's a terabyte and why is a one-terabyte hard drive so important?
This explosion in hard drive capacity neatly parallels the explosion of information.
Up to eight hot-swappable SAS or SATA hard drives fit into the Z Pro workstations for up to 2 TB of storage.
Many of these assets possess hard drives that store important company and consumer data that is subject to state and federal privacy laws.
Then we create sub-folders matching the ones we created on the desktop computer's hard drive that are visible on the MSD's desktop screen.
With its larger storage capacity and speedy transfer rates of up to 480Mb/s utilizing USB 2.0, the new 100GB DiskGO![TM] 2.5" Ultra Portable Hard Drive can be used for a variety of applications such as quickly transferring documents between office and home, boosting your PC's storage capacity, and backing up important files, all while fitting in the palm of your hand.
"We outfit our field technicians with the pocket hard drive and surprisingly we have not had data corruption problems like we used to have with those flash drives," Huemer says.
Power users may decide to choose a serial ATA (or SATA) hard drive as these offer greater transfer speeds than standard drives.