high-density disk


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high-density disk

[¦hī ¦den·səd·ē ′disk]
(computer science)
A diskette that holds two or more times as much data per unit area as a double-density disk of the same size.
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With the advent of high-speed PCI-busses, high-density disk drives and emerging user-friendly authoring tools, the PC has now evolved into the ideal platform for digital video," said Rick Rasmussen, vice president and general manager of the JPEG Business Unit at C-Cube Microsystems.
Windows 95 System Requirements: An Intel486 processor, 12 MB of RAM (8 MB available to PageMaker), Microsoft Windows 95, 24 MB of free hard drive space for installation, a VGA display card, high-density disk drive, and a mouse or other pointing device.
High-density disks are the ones most likely to pack together lots of material rapidly into large, Jupiter-size planets, says Strom.
When the compact disk record-only-memory (CD-ROM) and the CD-recordable (CD-R) appeared on the market, those who thought they were in the know predicted the rapid capture of the recording market by these high-density disks.
It has a vastly larger capacity for data density, and the new high-density disks, which will surface sometime next year, will allow for faster access time, higher throughput and more varied video content.

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