write error

write error

[′rīt ‚er·ər]
(computer science)
A condition in which information cannot be written onto or into a storage device, due to dust, dirt, damage to the recording surface, or damaged electronic components.
A condition in which there is an inconsistency between the pattern of bits transmitted to the write head of a magnetic tape drive and the pattern sensed immediately afterward by the read head.

write error

The inability to store into memory or record onto disk or tape. Malfunctioning memory cells or damaged portions of the disk or tape's surface will cause those areas to be unusable.
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1 SAT (Speed Adjustment Technology): Automatically detects the media condition and adjusts to the most optimized speed in order to prevent the disc breakage or read and write error, and also reduces the noise according to the bad quality of the disc.
Data stability is now assured even under vibration conditions that would normally cause read or write error.
Therefore there is no write error, and no link area with perfect data protection.
which continuously tracks read and write errors, temperature and other key metrics to warn the user when an SSD is no longer safe for storage.
A "hard coat" process applied to the disc surface forms a protective barrier coating to protect stored data from scratches and dirt that may cause read and write errors.
Checking the data prior to writing to the disk or at the disk will detect write errors that could propagate as latent write errors when the data is read back at a later time.
It also incorporates Buffer Under-Run technology, which dramatically decreases the likelihood of write errors and ensures highly reliable recording.
It also incorporates SmartBurn technology, which dramatically decreases the likelihood of write errors and ensures highly reliable, accurate recording.
In a worst-case situation, the particles could build up on the head-to-tape interface and cause read and write errors.
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