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Unit 3 -Storage Devices and Media Your challenge is a research and presentation task.

You are charged with researching the following devices, Magnetic Tape, Fixed HDD, Portable HDD, DVD-ROM, CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD-RW, Blue-Ray Disc, Flash Memory Card & Memory Sticks, I would like the following information

An image of each device The main features and uses Whether its an Optical / Magnetic / Solid State device The size of the disk What it would be useful for

You must assign them to their relevant category (1. Magentic 2.) Solid State 3.) Optical Below is an example,

An image of each device

* CD-ROM

The main features and uses

CD-Roms are usually used for distribution of software, games and music. Data is read only Data is stored in an optical pattern There is a large storage size (700MB) + Once data is written to, it cannot be re-written to. Data transfer rate and access rate are slower than a Hard Disk.

Whether its an Optical / Magnetic / Solid State device The size of the disk What it would be useful for

OPTICAL 700 MB Useful for backing up files, sharing software and music.