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transfer rate

[′tranz·fər ‚rāt]
(computer science)
The speed at which data are moved from a direct-access device to a central processing unit.

transfer rate

The transmission speed of a communications or computer channel. Transfer rates are measured in bits or bytes per second. Transfer rate and "data rate" are often used synonymously; however, technically, the transfer rate is often more than the data rate, because control signals may be sent along with data, which decreases the rate of actual data being sent. See data rate.
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For transfer rates greater than 33MHz (Ultra DMA Mode 3), the original 40-wire cable has been replaced by an 80-wire version with alternating ground and signal lines.
From that, it is turn off the heat transfer rate of the automobile radiator is increased according to the different electric field supply.
The distribution of heat transfer rate [Q.sub.c] for the first, second, and third plies was 390.728 W, 390.035 W, and 389.098 W, respectively.
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15 -- Heralding a practical new way to transfer data at unprecedented speeds, scientists from Caltech and the University of Victoria have achieved a sustained data transfer rate between computers of 186Gbps, across a standard, commercially available fibre optic line.
Based on the uncertainty analysis method proposed by Kline and McClintock (1953), uncertainties of heat transfer rate and air-side heat transfer coefficient are estimated to be about 5% and 10% at mean condition.
The interface standard allows for a data transfer rate of up to 400 MB/s half-duplex and up to 800 MB/s full-duplex, per port.
Bluetooth is fine for things like making wireless connections between from cell phones to car audio system, but its 700-kilobit/second data transfer rate is woefully inadequate compared to UWB's megabits/second of bandwidth.
The task force's report recommends it provide specifications for on-time graduation rates, completion rates, transfer rate and dropout rate.
Bulk transfers typically are used when the transfer rate is not critical, such as writing to a printer.
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Motorola is first to market with a product that takes advantage of a radical new VMEbus to PCI-X bridge, using the VMEbus two-edge source synchronous transfer (2eSST) protocol for significantly faster VMEbus data transfer rates. Transferring more than 300MB/s on the VMEbus, (compared with VME64's typical 40MB/s transfer rate), the MVME6100 also preserves more than 20 years of VMEbus legacy by remaining compatible with previous generations of VMEbus products and protecting users existing investment in VMEbus technology.