track-to-track access time

track-to-track access time

[¦trak tə ¦trak ′ak‚ses ‚tīm]
(computer science)
The time required for a read-write head to move between the adjacent cylinders of a disk.
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Other standard features found on the SMD-1040 and SMD-1080 include: 3-millisecond track-to-track access time; respective transfer rates of 500 and 250 kbits/second; and an average seek time of 95 ms.