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The Myth Of The Supersonic Disk Drive

Howard Marks writing for Network Computing comments:

The idea that disk drives haven’t gotten faster than 15K RPM because it would mean disks would have to become supersonic isn’t true. What’s the real reason?

Howard tackles the myth of hard disks hitting Mach 1. Because the last thing you want  from your data is a sonic boom.

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Tom Hollingsworth

Tom Hollingsworth is a networking professional, blogger, and speaker on advanced technology topics. He is also an organizer for networking and wireless for Tech Field Day.  His blog can be found at

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