disc drive


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Noun1.disc drive - computer hardware that holds and spins a magnetic or optical disk and reads and writes information on itdisc drive - computer hardware that holds and spins a magnetic or optical disk and reads and writes information on it
drive - (computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium
fixed disk, hard disc, hard disk - a rigid magnetic disk mounted permanently in a drive unit
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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Big changes are coming for the hard disc drive market.
5 disc drive has been fully integrated into Xyratex's RS-1600-F4-SBD 4Gb FC SBOD storage system and is also fully qualified in all Xyratex's legacy Fibre Channel RAID, SBOD and JBOD solutions.
A key end-result or benefit of this dramatic areal density curve is that disc drive manufacturers have also been able to drive down the cost of the disc drives themselves because they can offer higher capacity disc drives using fewer platters, heads, and mechanical parts.
5" SFF hard disc drive at NAB, Spring 2005, slated for April 18 - 21, 2005 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV.
Drive engineers have continuously worked on overcoming the challenges of increasing the speed at which data could be moved on and off of a disc drive because of this.
A reference platform using Aristos Logic's AL3400 UltraSlice(TM) RAID Storage Processor was used with host bus adapters from Emulex, hard disc drives from Seagate Technologies and disc drive enclosures from Xyratex.
By incorporating Seagate's enterprise class Cheetah and Barracuda disc drives, Digi-Data's RAID solutions provide a compelling choice for its customers," said Henry Fabian, Seagate director, disc drive product marketing.
SeaStream, integrated with Metabyte's MbTV software suite, controls the PVR's disc drive recording device, optimizing the delivery of video streams and managing acoustic and power levels.
Ricoh Consumer Products Group, one of the original members of the CD-ReWritable (CD-RW) industry consortium and the first manufacturer to market a CD-RW disc drive, announced today an internal, dual-function CD-R/CD-RW disc drive designed for Advanced Technology Attachment Packet Interface (ATAPI) compliance.
NYSE:SEG), the world's largest independent disc drive manufacturer, today announced a new Windows-based drive installation program called DiscWizard(TM), providing desktop computer users with an easy, menu-driven solution for installing, formatting, and partitioning hard disc drives.
a) These Desktop products represented more than 75% of total disc drive unit shipments in calendar 1995, and analysts anticipate Desktop disc drive shipments will grow more than 30% in calendar 1996,(b)" stated Ron Verdoorn, company executive vice president and chief operating officer for Seagates Storage Products Group.
BUSINESS WIRE)--March 25, 1996--Seagate Technology's (NYSE:SEG) first generation of Ultra-SCSI disc drives has begun shipping in volume with the introduction of the Hawk 2XL, a 5,400-rpm disc drive capable of transferring data at Ultra-SCSI's peak rate of 40 Mbytes/second.