physical drive

physical drive

[′fiz·i·kəl ¦drīv]
(computer science)
An operational hard disk, which may be formatted to include more than one logical drive.

physical drive

Storage hardware. Contrast with logical drive.
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The Rams opened the second half with Jean-Guillaume under center for a deliberate and physical drive that showed off not only the team's huge and talented offensive line, but also a deep stable of running backs.
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Such files can get lost or corrupted for various reasons, from a computer virus to physical drive failure.
We used the first physical drive, comprised of two drives configured as a RAID 0 stripe set for maximum performance, for the installation of the operating system and all related files.
provides complete information of the hard drive status to prevent potential physical drive failure.
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These applications feature a variety of configuration options and SAS topology views from the system host, controller and disk enclosure down to the logical and physical drive level.

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