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+ - HDD manufacturers moving to 4096-byte sectors

Submitted by Luminous Coward
Luminous Coward writes: As previously discussed on Slashdot, according to AnandTech and The Tech Report, hard disk drive manufacturers are now ready to bump the size of the disk sector from 512 to 4096 bytes, in order to minimize storage lost to ECC and sync. This may not be a smooth transition, because some OSes do not align partitions on 4K boundaries.
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HDD manufacturers moving to 4096-byte sectors

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