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internal drive

A disk, optical, or tape drive that fits inside a drive bay in the computer cabinet. It derives its power from the main power supply. Unless it uses a solid state drive, a general-purpose computer has one or more internal hard disk drives. Desktop computers and medium-sized and large laptops also have an internal CD/DVD drive. Contrast with external drive.
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The new PX-760A drive is the first 18X internal drive specifically designed for business users and consumers who want high-end performance with a rich feature set.
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