Chapter 6 Csnt

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Chapter 6 Csnt

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The total number of ____ on the drive determines the drive capacity
he top and bottom of each disk of a magnetic hard drive have a(n) ____ that moves across the disk surface as all the disks rotate on a spindle.
    read/write head
____ transfers data directly from the drive to memory without involving the CPU.
The first sector on the disk, called the boot sector or ____ record, contains the information about how the disk is organized and the file system used
Selected Answer:    boot
If you are mounting a hard drive into a bay that is too large, a ____ kit can help you securely fit the drive into the bay.
   universal bay
____ is a standard for communication between a subsystem of peripheral devices and the system bus.
A drive ____ is a duplication of everything written to a hard drive.
During the ____ formatting process, you specify the size of the partition and what file system it will use.
Windows Vista technology that supports a hybrid drive is called ____.
With ____, two hard drives are configured as a single volume
____ on a circuit board inside the drive housing is responsible for writing and reading data to these tracks and sectors and for keeping track of where everything is stored on the drive.
The ATA interface standards are developed by Technical Committee T13 and published by ____.
When using an 80-conductor cable-select cable, the drive nearest the motherboard is the ____.
A ____ drive has one, two, or more platters, or disks, that stack together and spin in unison inside a sealed metal housing that contains firmware to control reading and writing data to the drive and to communicate with the motherboard.
magnetic hard
With ____, you can connect and disconnect a drive while the system is running.
External ____ is up to six times faster than USB or FireWire.
A technology that configures two or more hard drives to work together as an array of drives is called ____.
____ is a system BIOS feature that monitors hard drive performance, disk spin up time, temperature, distance between the head and the disk, and other mechanical activities of the drive in order to predict when the drive is likely to fail.
The ____-conductor IDE cable has half the number of pins as it has wires.
Each side, or surface, of one hard drive platter is called a ____.