hard disk drive


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hard disk drive

(storage)
(HDD) A disk drive used to read and write hard disks.
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What's more, the Portable Hard Disk Drive industry development trends and marketing channels are analyzed.
It did not use batteries, but I gave up the ability to use it on airplanes to have a better screen image, larger hard disk drive and room for internal network and sound cards.
Like hard disk drives, magnetic tape is inherently rewritable, making data authentication difficult and forestalling acceptance by key regulatory agencies.
Toshiba is continuing to lead the way in small, portable, high-capacity hard disk drives," said Amy Dalphy, manager, HDD business unit, Toshiba SDD.
AFC media is the first dramatic change in disk drive design made to avoid the high-density data decay due to the superparamagnetic effect," said Currie Munce, who holds the dual positions of director, Advanced Hard Disk Drive Technology at IBM's Storage Technology Division and director, Storage Systems and Technology at IBM's Almaden Research Center.
None of these products compare favorably in capacity, performance, or price per megabyte to that of the hard disk drive (Fig 1), but until now, there was no other convenient solution available on the market.