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Silicon Power Armor A80 2TB USB 3.0 2.5" Military Grade Portable Hard Drive ...
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TOSHIBA DT01ACA300 3TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive ...
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TOSHIBA DT01ACA200 2TB 7200 64MB Cache SATA 3 (6.0 Gb/s) 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare ...
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SAMSUNG P3 1TB USB 3.0 2.5" Portable External Hard Drive STSHX-MTD10EF
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HGST TOURO S 500GB USB 3.0 High-Performance Ultra-Portable Drive ...
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Seagate STBD6000100 6TB 128MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Retail Kit
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Western Digital Blue WD10EZEX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard ...
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Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB USB 3.0 2.5" Portable External Hard Drive STDR2000101
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Western Digital RE WD2000FYYZ 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Enterprise ...
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SAMSUNG Spinpoint M9T ST2000LM003 2TB 5400 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 2.5" ...
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Seagate Expansion 4TB USB 3.0 3.5" Desktop External Hard Drive
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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.