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____ are used for permanent storage quick access. Page 70.
Hard Drive (HDD) .
_______ this is the translator, converting signals from the controller to signals the computer can understand. page 70
Host bus Adapter (HBA).
A hard drive is constructed in a _________ to avoid the introduction of contaminants into the hermetically sealed drive casing. page 71
Inside the sealed case of the HDD lie one or more platters where the actual data is stored by the _______ ____ .page 72
Read and Write heads.
The capacity of a hard drive is a function of the number of ______ it contains page 72.
The basic HDD geometry consist of 3 components page 73
CHS Means? page 73
cylinders X heads= ____? page 73
total tracks X sectors = ____? page 73
File systems laid down on the tracks and their sectors routinely group a configurable number of sectors into equal or larger sets are called ________ or ________. page 74.
clusters or allocation units.
What is FDD Page 76
floppy diskette drive
______ read contents more quickly can consume less power and produce less heat, and are more reliable and less susceptible to damage from physical shock than their magnetic counterparts.Page 76
Solid State Drive (SSD)
This component controls the HDD. Page 70