Summary

The hard disk you choose plays an important role in the speed and usability of your computer. All hard disks sold today are large enough to hold Linux itself, but you might have extraordinary data storage needs that require larger disks. Of more interest to most people is the speed of the hard disk, which is measured in terms of sustained throughput, head seek times, and to a lesser extent cache size. The type of interface—both the contrast between SCSI and EIDE and the specific level of each interface type—is also quite important in determining the speed of 5

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