Hard Drive


Part A.

Find the following as they relate to computer Hard Drives

What does it mean?
What is the typical standard today, maximum, minimum, etc.

1 -Capacity
2 -Form factor
3 -Physical size
5 -Spindle speed (RPM)
6 -Interface Type (power & data)
7 -Interface speed
8 -Drive type
9 -Access Time
10 -Transfer Rate
11 -Cache Buffer size
12 -Landing Zone
13 -Head Crash
14 -G-shock rating
15 -Format
16 -Low Level Format
18 -Partition

         WD 1TB 7200RPM 64MB-Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal
Lenova Thinkpad 500GB 7200RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Internal


Part B.

Find four different internal hard drives.

At least one hard drive must NOT be a SATA interface.

For each hard drive find the following info.
(if it is not specified indicate as such)

a. Picture
b. Brand & Model
c. Capacity
d. Form Factor
e. Spindle Speed
f. Interface type (both data & power)
g. Cache Buffer size
i. Standard warranty length
j. Price & Where you would purchase from (must be Canadian $$)
k. other info about the drive