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Hardcard

An earlier family of hard disks from Plus Development Corporation, Milpitas, CA, that housed the drive and controller on an expansion card. Since many early PCs had limited room inside the cabinet for additional storage, the Hardcard eliminated the need for a drive bay.
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Plus Development Corporation demonstrated the Hardcard IIXL, the latest in their line of hard disks and intelligent controllers packaged on a single expansion board.
Table 4 compares file create, read and write times for the Hardcard and the 40MB Connor Peripherals CP-3044 which came with the AST computer.
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