Hard disks are either a computer or laptop peripherals that serve to store data, whether documents, videos, music, movies and more. A computer or laptop without a hard disk will not work at all because the operating system program to run it is also stored on the hard disk. Currently, there are many types of hard disks that can be purchased, both distinguished by their connectors (IDE, SATA, RAID, SCSI), which are differentiated in size (3.5 inches and 2.5 inches) and are differentiated types (hard disk Conventional and SSD). In addition, the hard disk is also differentiated based on storage capacity, ranging from 10GB, 20GB, 40GB, 80GB, 200GB, 1TB, 2TB, and still growing again. To help choose the appropriate hard disk with the need, here are some useful tips is to Choose Based on the Needs of Capacity Save. As a person who has computer skills then you should know about some things about the computer and hard drive.
Currently, the most widely used computer platform is OS X and Windows or Mac and PC. Mac is a computer product made by Apple while PCs are made by companies other than Apple and use Windows OS (although some use Linux OS and the like) both platforms of two different types of computers require different hard disks as well. OS X uses a system file called HFS + while Windows uses FAT and NTFS file systems. Currently the most common on the market is a hard disk with NTFS and FAT formats built for the Windows platform. MAC Computers can read the contents of a hard disk with NTFS format but can not change the contents (edit or save data) and vice versa, therefore if you want to buy a hard disk for MAC / PC then the need to note is the format, but all the hard disk Can be used for MAC as long as it is reformatted first to be compatible with OS X.