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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High-density disks are the ones most likely to pack together lots of material rapidly into large, Jupiter-size planets, says Strom.
"Where," one might ask, "are all the systems that use optical techniques for data storage?" 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."
For example, ,you can buy a box of high-density disks for an IBM PC/ AT for $15.55 from one supplier, or you can pay $42.50 from another supplier.

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