Chapter 6 csnt

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1
The total number of ____ on the drive determines the drive capacity
 

   sectors...

2
he top and bottom of each disk of a magnetic hard drive have a(n) ____ that moves across the...
 
    read/write head
3
____ transfers data directly from the drive to memory without involving the CPU.
 
    DMA
4
The first sector on the disk, called the boot sector or ____ record, contains the information...
 

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5
If you are mounting a hard drive into a bay that is too large, a ____ kit can help you securely...
 

   universal...

6
____ is a standard for communication between a subsystem of peripheral devices and the system...
 

   SCSI...

7
A drive ____ is a duplication of everything written to a hard drive.
 
    image
8
During the ____ formatting process, you specify the size of the partition and what file system...
 

   high-level...

9
Windows Vista technology that supports a hybrid drive is called ____.
 

   ReadyDrive...

10
With ____, two hard drives are configured as a single volume
 
    spanning
11
____ on a circuit board inside the drive housing is responsible for writing and reading data...
 
    Firmware
12
The ATA interface standards are developed by Technical Committee T13 and published by ____....
 
    ANSI
13
When using an 80-conductor cable-select cable, the drive nearest the motherboard is the ____....
 
    master
14
A ____ drive has one, two, or more platters, or disks, that stack together and spin in unison...
 
magnetic hard
15
With ____, you can connect and disconnect a drive while the system is running.
 

   hot-swapping...

16
External ____ is up to six times faster than USB or FireWire.
 
    SATA
17
A technology that configures two or more hard drives to work together as an array of drives...
 

   RAID...

18
____ is a system BIOS feature that monitors hard drive performance, disk spin up time, temperature,...
 
    S.M.A.R.T.
19
The ____-conductor IDE cable has half the number of pins as it has wires.
 

   80...

20
Each side, or surface, of one hard drive platter is called a ____.
 
    head

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