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[ The PC Guide | Systems and Components Reference Guide | Hard Disk Drives | Construction and Operation of the Hard Disk | Hard Disk Read/Write Heads ]

Hard Disk Read/Write Head Operation

In many ways, the read/write heads are the most sophisticated part of the hard disk, which is itself a technological marvel. They don't get very much attention, perhaps in part because most people never see them. This section takes a look at how the heads work and discusses some of their key operating features and issues.

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