Hardware Secrets
Home | Camera | Case | CE | Cooling | CPU | Input | Memory | Mobile | Motherboard | Networking | Power | Storage | Video | Other
Content
Articles
Editorial
First Look
Gabriel’s Blog
News
Reviews
Tutorials
Main Menu
About Us
Awarded Products
Datasheets
Dictionary
Download
Drivers
Facebook
Links
Manufacturer Finder
Newsletter
RSS Feed
Test Your Skills
Twitter
Newsletter
Subscribe today!
Search


Home » Dictionary » Storage

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Numeric

RWC
Author: Gabriel Torres Last Updated: January 6, 2006
Category: Storage

Reduced Write Current

Hard disk drives inner sectors have a smaller physical size compared to the hard drive outer sectors. As a result, the electrical current used by the read/write head must be reduced when data is stored in the hard disk’s inner sectors, or the electromagnetic field that is generated will corrupt data stored in the sectors nearby. Nowadays this is done automatically by the hard drive, but on the first hard drives it was necessary to configure the reduced write parameter manually, i.e. from which track on the writing current should be reduced to avoid the described problem.

Related Terms:

Print Version | Send to Friend | Bookmark this Term

There are 369 terms in our database.


RSSLatest Content
ASUS X99-DELUXE Motherboard
September 30, 2014 - 1:07 AM
MSI GT70 2PE Dominator Pro Laptop Review
September 25, 2014 - 1:15 AM
Sony Xperia T3 Smartphone Review
September 22, 2014 - 1:50 AM
ASRock D1800B-ITX Motherboard
September 18, 2014 - 3:20 AM
PNY XLR8 120 GiB SSD Review
September 10, 2014 - 3:30 PM
ASRock D1800M Motherboard
September 8, 2014 - 1:37 PM
Samsung Chromebook Review
September 2, 2014 - 6:30 PM







2004-14, Hardware Secrets, LLC. All rights reserved.
Advertising | Legal Information | Privacy Policy
All times are Pacific Standard Time (PST, GMT -08:00)