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Wondrous Hard Drives

Wondrous Hard Drives But the advance of technology over the years has forced the computer hard drive to change form and speed. Today, all consumers, be it a personal user or a commercial enterprise, use the hard drive in some form or the other. In 1989, Disklabs launched an initiative to educate the consumer about the hard drive. The culmination of this effort can be listed in the features of a hard drive:

  • Physically robust
  • Large storage space
  • Reliable
  • Lends itself to archiving
  • Has a finite lifespan of three?five years but can be stretched to six-eight years with proper maintenance and usage
  • Prone to data loss as it is highly susceptible to temperature variations, movement and dust or bacteria
  • Prone to virus attacks and man-made disasters of terrorism
  • Lends itself to data loss through electrical spikes
  • Easily accessible ? can be easily recycled and sold by vendors
  • Equipped with inbuilt cooling systems of ventilation
  • Fragile disk interior with magnetic glass platters which are capable of spinning at high speeds
  • Interior disk is composed of micro electron particles which are charged with electricity

Thus, hard drive does form the nerve and pulse of computer data storage but their situation is doubtful. …