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____ are used for permanent storage quick access. Page 70.

Hard Drive (HDD) .

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_______ this is the translator, converting signals from the controller to signals the computer can understand. page 70

Host bus Adapter (HBA).

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A hard drive is constructed in a _________ to avoid the introduction of contaminants into the hermetically sealed drive casing. page 71

A Cleanroom.

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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.

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The capacity of a hard drive is a function of the number of ______ it contains page 72.

Sectors

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The basic HDD geometry consist of 3 components page 73

Cylinders/Heads/Sectors

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CHS Means? page 73

Cylinders/Heads/Sectors.

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cylinders X heads= ____? page 73

Total tracks

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total tracks X sectors = ____? page 73

Total sectors

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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.

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What is FDD Page 76

floppy diskette drive

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______ 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)

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This component controls the HDD. Page 70

Controller.

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T/F . The capacity of a HDD is a function (F) of the number of sectors on it.

True