Hard Disk Help

  cortez© 18:40 08 Dec 2006
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Hi,

NOTE: dont want the answer here,l just for someone to point me in the right direction, as this is part of an assignment.

I have a disk drive spec with figures for rotational speed, seek time, secters per track,bytes per sector and sectors per cluster. i need to calculate the read time for an 8MB file when the storage is contagious and fragmented. I ahve searched everywhere for this and cant find anything, as i assume there is some sort of formula, method i need to use.

Again, i would just like someone to point me in the right direction.

Thanks for any help.

  SANTOS7 19:00 08 Dec 2006

click here
may help,good luck..

  cortez© 13:11 09 Dec 2006

tried to read that and it has gone totally over my head. Is there a method/formula i use to calculate the read time for a file?

  vinnyT 14:11 09 Dec 2006

Sustained transfer rate click here

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