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Disk controller
also called "hard disk controller" and has 2 more synonyms

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  1. the circuit which allows the CPU to communicate with a hard disk, floppy disk or other kind of disk drive

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 5, 2009
  2. Early disk controllers were identified by their storage methods and data encoding

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  3. The correct term for the components that allows a computer to talk to a peripheral bus is host adapter or host bus adapter (HBA)

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 5, 2009
  4. They were typically implemented on a separate controller card. Modified frequency modulation (MFM) controllers were the most common type in small computers, used for both floppy disk and hard disk drives. Run length limited (RLL) controllers used dat

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  5. Priam created a proprietary storage algorithm that could double the disk storage. Shugart Associates Systems Interface (SASI) was a predecessor to SCSI

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  6. Modern disk controllers are integrated into the disk drive

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