Provides 20 MB/s transfers over an 8-bit bus or 40 MB/s transfers over a 16-bit Wide SCSI bus. Also known as Fast-20 SCSI, this feature is most commonly found in SCSI-3 drives.
A high-speed host data transfer feature that transfers data at 33.3 MB per second.
An error that cannot be overcome using Error Detection and Correction.
Universal Serial Bus (USB)
A serial bus with a bandwidth of 1.5 megabits per second (Mbps) for connecting peripherals to a microcomputer. USB can connect up to 127 peripherals, such as external CD-ROM drives, printers, modems, mice,…
TPI (Tracks per inch)
The number of tracks written within each inch of the disk’s surfaces, used to measure how closely the tracks are packed on a disk surface. Also known as track density.
The ability of the drive to receive multiple I/O processes from each initiator.
The set of I/O Host Interface Registers used to transfer status, commands, and data between the host and the drive for the EIDE interface.
A type of coating deposited on a flat surface through a photolithographic process. Thin film is used on disk platters and read/write heads, as well as on the write…
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