Flashcards in Chapter 5- Input, Output and Storage Devices Deck (14):
Name three types of storage
What is the most common form of a magnetic storage?
Hard disk drive
What is the most common form of an optical storage?
What is an advantage of a Flash storage?
It is robust
What does the term ‘robust’ mean?
It is hard to break
What does HDD stand for and what is the function?
HDD— Hard Disk Drive
It is a common device that is used to store data
What are the two different hard disk drive?
Internal and External hard drive
Name three backing storage devices
HARD DISK DRIVE
What is the best type of storage device and why?
Solid state device— “Solid State technology is used in:
Digital Cameras to store pictures
USB Pen Drives to store documents, pictures, audio and video, etc.
Modern desktop computers, laptops, netbooks, tablet PC’s, etc as a storage device
Solid State storage has many advantages: Lower power usage
Fast random access to data
Lightweight and portable
No moving parts so less chance of failing overtime (robust)
The storage capacity of CD is usually measured in what?
The storage capacity of DVD is usually measured in what?
The storage capacity of Hard Disk Drive is usually measured in what?
What is the use of CD-R, CD-ROM and CD-RW?
CD-R — Write Data once
CD-ROM — Read Data only
CD-RW — Write and Re-write Data