FLOPPY DRIVES Named for the media disks that could be pulled out and that would ‘flop’ when carried. These disks are designed to allow users to store data to a disk, remove it and carry the data elsewhere. These typically come in one of two formats in the United States: 3.5″ @1.44Mbytes and 5.25″ at […]
Storage devices are parts of the computer system in which we store information. The two kinds of storage devices are the Main memory storage devices, and Backing storage devices. The main memory storage devices a) Random Access Memory (RAM) RAM stores data, programming languages band applications software only. This storage is only for some time.
Hard disk drives Advantages Large capacity Faster than optical disks like DVD’S Persistent storage Easily replaced and upgraded Disadvantages of Hard Disj Drives Relies on moving parts Disk surface can be damaged Heavy power consumption Noisy Slower read and write speed than RAM Strategies & Activities: Step: Teacher revises the previous topic. Step
MEANING OF DISK DRIVE A drive is a location (medium) that is capable of storing and reading information that is not easily removed, like a disk or disc A disk drive is a device that reads and/or writes data to a disk. The most common type of disk drive is a hard drive (or “hard