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HDD

abbreviation for
(Computer Science) hard disk drive
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HDD

(Comput) abbr of hard disk driveFestplattenlaufwerk nt
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Historically, the most popular interface for "inexpensive" HDDs and SSDs has been SATA III, which supports a 6 Gbps data rate.
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Due to the rapid expansion of cloud service, video content, and image-sharing website, data centers need HDDs with larger storage capacity.
An SSD essentially reduces read/write times drastically as compared to an HDD. Comparing similarly priced SSDs and HDDs, you're bound to notice a difference in data access times that can go as high as a factor of ten or even more.
An external hard disk is connected to a device typically through a USB and has slower data transfer rates when compared to internal HDDs, which are connected through serial advanced technology attachment (SATA).
While never fond of school, Tise's excellent math skills helped him become proficient at designing HDD crossings.
You might not be aware of the fact that the following three different storage architecture configurations are currently available for desktop and laptop computers: Exclusive use of solid-state drives (SSD), exclusive adoption of traditional hard disk drives (HDD), and combined use of solid-state drives and hard disk drives.
Reportedly, the Z400s outperforms HDDs by 20x1, while providing five times the reliability with 20 times lower average power consumption, all at a price point on par with HDDs2.
Nearly half of industrial PCs (IPCs) already use them, rather than HDDs. Elsewhere the additional cost of a solid state drive, coupled with smaller storage capacities and concerns about long term data storage reliability has kept the HDD in the frame.
Toshiba Corporation's Semiconductor & Storage Products Company has added the 6TB SATA and SAS models to its MG04 series of 3.5-inch form factor enterprise capacity class of hard disk drives (HDD).
According to research firm International Data Corporation, the volume of digital information will grow by a factor of 10 from 4.4 trillion gigabytes to 44 trillion gigabytes from 2013 to 2020 and the growth in SSDs will average 34 per cent a year between 2013 and 2018 but for HDDs the average growth rate is only 15 per cent.