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Chapter 6 study guide part 1

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The typical size of a hard disk drive for a desktop personal computer is ______.3.5"
A solid state device (SSD) is built using ____________ memory.nonvolatile
A solid state drive (SSD) comes in two sizes: __________.2.5" and 1.8"
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 drive
The 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
The total number of _________ on the drive determines the drive capacity.sectors
What technology is used to assure that the logical block addressing on a solid state drive does not always address the same physical blocks, in order to distribute write operations?Wear leveling
What process writes sector markings to a hard drive?low level formatting
The hard drive firmware, UEFI/BIOS, and the OS address the sectors on a hard drive utilizing what technology?logical block addressing (LBA)
What hard drive technology is used to predict when a drive is likely to fail?S.M.A.R.T
_______ interfaces are much faster than PATA interfaces and are used by all types of drives, including hard drives, CD, DVD, Blu-ray and tape drives.SATA
With ___________, you can connect and disconnect a drive while the system is running.hot-swapping
A SATA data cable has how many pins?7-pin
Which statement regarding the selection of a hard drive is accurate?magnetic drives have larger capacity for the money than solid state drives
If you are adding a hard drive to a system that already has a drive with Windows installed on it, what should you do?boot Windows and use Disk Management to prepare the new drive
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