disk controller

Noun1.disk controller - (computer science) a circuit or chip that translates commands into a form that can control a hard disk drive
(hardware, storage)disk controller - (Or "hard disk controller", HDC) The circuit which allows the CPU to communicate with a hard disk, floppy disk or other kind of disk drive.

The most common disk controllers in use are IDE and SCSI controllers. Most home personal computers use IDE controllers. High end PCs, workstations and network file servers mostly have SCSI adaptors.
computer science, computing, control, controller
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disk access
disk brake
disk cache
Disk clutch
-- disk controller --
disk drive
disk duplexing
Disk engine
disk error
disk farm
disk file
disk harrow
disk jockey
disk mirroring
disk operating system
disk overhead
disk pack
disk shape
Disk shell
disk space
disk striping
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