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PostSubject: What exactly is a Hard Drive.   Mon Oct 10, 2011 4:33 pm

Most Standard Hard Drives include one rotating discs attached into a small motor within a case. The Digital Data is usually recorded onto the hard drive magnetically by 憆ead/write? head situated above and following the disk.

IBM brought the best Hard Drive into production back 1956. Since then seeing that technology has progressed, the Drive includes smaller in size and much bigger in capacity. It has ensured their spot being the most used mass secondary storage device generally speaking purpose computers today. In recent times Hard Drives generally run using the SATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment) or SAS (Serial fitted Small Computer System Interface) systems making them extremely swift at reading and composing data.



Back before PC抯, Laptops and netbooks were acquireable, Hard Disks were by today抯 standards very big. Typical Drives of enough time were the 慏EC RP06? which was the strength of a washing machine and only had a storage potential of 178Mb.

As products advanced and Floppy Dvd Drives (FDD) were released, the Hard Drive became smaller to allow them to would fit into an identical moldings that were created for the FFD. As this unique developed 慒orm Factors? were introduced which brought about Hard Drives being for sale in 3 main sizes; 8 within ., 5. 25 inch and also 3. 5 inch.

As the late 80抯 we have experienced the developments of the two. 5 inch drive, primarily used for Laptop computers and Netbooks and game consoles just like the PS3 and Xbox 360.

As evolution moves forward to be sure the external dimensions of this drives have decreased. On 1993 Integral Peripherals delivered the 1. 8 inch drive to production this was adopted in many Hard disk drive based Digital Audio Online players. More recently Toshiba reported an 0. 85 inch Drive which is adopted into many Mobile devices which currently holds that Guinness World Record for your smallest 8Gb Hard Commute (MK8003MTD).

Currently all manufactures need stopped any development with the 1. 3 inch, 1 within . and 0. 85 inch Hard Drives from the falling prices in the much quicker 慒lash Memory? br />

Current Storage device Sizes are:
3. 5 inch along with a capacity up to 3Tb (3072Gb or even 3? 45? 28Mb)
three. 5 inch with a capacity roughly 1. 5Tb (1536Gb and 1? 72? 64Mb)
1. 8 inch along with a capacity up to 320Gb (327? 80Mb)
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