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form factor

n.
A specification for the physical dimensions and configuration of a device or component.
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Most servers will see an increase the number of drives from 50% to 100% when they adopt the small form factor.
The AMD Geode GX SOM-144 RDK is based on the x86 architecture and is optimized to provide optimal power/performance for small form factors.
With the DTX open standard specification, the potential exists for the small form factor market to reap benefits similar to what the ATX standard has done for the desktop market in recent years.
CE-ATA promises to deliver a storage interface tailored to the needs of small form factor disk drives in handheld applications used in fast growing consumer devices such as audio/video players and mobile phones.
Intelligent Disposable Electronics: Given their small form factor and low cost, the PIC10F are ideal for many emerging "disposable" applications that incorporate electronics intelligence, like property identification.
AMD processors based on 65nm technology can deliver outstanding performance and enable small form factor system designs.
5 mm deep, and weighing 51 and 62 grams, respectively, Toshiba's 20/40GB drives are smaller than a credit card and lighter than a pager--helping manufacturers create small form factor, more portable digital products.
Silicon Laboratories has built a leading portfolio of functionally dense, small form factor 8-bit MCUs," said Derrell Coker, vice president of Silicon Laboratories.
offers a complete spectrum of small form factor memory cards and card readers such as ATA/CF card, IDE & Mini-IDE Flash Drive (MIDE), SmartMedia, MultiMedia Card, and SD Card for the digital imaging, mobile computing, and Military/Industrial Control markets; and is the creator of Innovative CompactI/O cards for PocketPC, digital cameras and many IA devices.
The specification of the product was designed to meet a gap in the market for a small form factor, highly configurable and remotely managed product.
We are very excited to be able to support long-reach SONET links on a Small Form Factor Pluggable transceiver," said Christian Urricariet, Director of Product Marketing at Finisar.
We are seeing an increased adoption of small form factor desktops in settings such as healthcare, education, financial institutions and call-centers," said Tom Tobul, executive director, desktop marketing, Lenovo.
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