Chapter 6 Csnt

Test Prep 6 ﷯ ﷯﷯ ﷯﷯﷯﷯﷯
Created Dec 10, 2010
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The total number of ____ on the drive determines the drive capacity
   sectors
he top and bottom of each disk of a magnetic hard drive have a(n) ____ that moves across the...
    read/write head
____ transfers data directly from the drive to memory without involving the CPU.
    DMA
The first sector on the disk, called the boot sector or ____ record, contains the information...
Selected Answer:    boot
If you are mounting a hard drive into a bay that is too large, a ____ kit can help you securely...
   universal bay
____ is a standard for communication between a subsystem of peripheral devices and the system...
   SCSI
A drive ____ is a duplication of everything written to a hard drive.
    image
During the ____ formatting process, you specify the size of the partition and what file system...
   high-level
Windows Vista technology that supports a hybrid drive is called ____.
   ReadyDrive
With ____, two hard drives are configured as a single volume
    spanning
____ on a circuit board inside the drive housing is responsible for writing and reading data...
    Firmware
The ATA interface standards are developed by Technical Committee T13 and published by ____....
    ANSI
When using an 80-conductor cable-select cable, the drive nearest the motherboard is the ____....
    master
A ____ drive has one, two, or more platters, or disks, that stack together and spin in unison...
magnetic hard
With ____, you can connect and disconnect a drive while the system is running.
   hot-swapping
External ____ is up to six times faster than USB or FireWire.
    SATA
A technology that configures two or more hard drives to work together as an array of drives...
   RAID
____ is a system BIOS feature that monitors hard drive performance, disk spin up time, temperature,...
    S.M.A.R.T.
The ____-conductor IDE cable has half the number of pins as it has wires.
   80
Each side, or surface, of one hard drive platter is called a ____.
    head


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