There is difference between SATA and PATA HDD but no difference between the formatting..
A hard drive is a form of magnetic disk.
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A PERMANENT HARD DISK DRIVE AND A REMOVABLE HARD DISK DRIVE A permanent drive is in housed in the system while the removable one is externally fixed. Basically they perform the same functions.
they are the same thing... The Hard Disk is the magnetic disk that stores the bytes, the Drive is the mechanism that writes the data to the disk.
1terabyte is twice the size of a500 gig drive
The difference between a hard disk drive and a floppy disk drive are significant. A hard drive is generally significantly bigger than a floppy drive. A hard drive has many more moving parts.
a floydisk usually saves things and a hard drive is something you plug in
A hard disk drive is the motor and controller of the hard disk, which is the set of platters and spindle. Various users will use these terms in different or identical ways. Technically the disk is just the aluminium or glass disk that is coated with a magnetic surface. But all the computer guys I know equate the terms hard disk with hard disk drive.
Soft data is stored on a data disk or hard drive. Where as hard data is printed.
what is the defference between cassette tape and hard disk
The hard drive contains several disks. When users store information from their computer program it is saved into the hard drive on a disk. Other types of disk drives have recently become available.
The hard disk is the device that stores the folders.