What Does Hard Disk Data Transfer Rate Mean?

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I have been through all the ratings and performance reviews of the components of my computer system. The thing that I didn’t completely understand is the Hard Disk Data Transfer Rate, and how does it affect the quality of a PC?

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What Does Hard Disk Data Transfer Rate Mean?

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The HDD Data Transfer Rate depends on the location of the track. It is higher if data store on Outer track (more data sectors/rotation) and lower if data store on inner track (fewer data sectors/rotation).

The HDD with speed 7200 rpm has 1030 Mbit/sec ‘Disk-to-Buffer) data transfer rate and ‘Buffer-to-Computer’ interface is 3.0 Gbit/sec SATA. It also depends on the computer’s file system fragmentation, rotational speed, and data recording density.

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What Does Hard Disk Data Transfer Rate Mean?

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The data transfer rate in a hard drive is commonly used to measure how fast data is transferred from one location to another. Like for example, a hard drive may have a maximum data transfer rate of 480 Mbps while your internet service provider may offer you a connection speed with a maximum data transfer rate of only 3 Mbps.

Data transfer rates are normally measured in bps or bits per second different from bytes per seconds which is a little bit confusing. Since there are eight (8) bits in a byte, a constant data transfer rate of about 80 Mbps is actually only transferring 10 MB per second. In hard drives, higher performance comes from devices that have better performance characteristics.

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