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Hard Drive Terms and Technologies Defined

Introduction

When shopping for a hard drive, you will often see terms such as revolutions per minute (RPM), seek time, and SATA™. These are ratings and technologies that dictate important aspects of the drive, like performance, compatibility, and more. By understanding what these terms mean, you can use them as metrics to compare hard drives.