What’s the name of that group?

What is the name that describes the grouping of sectors on a hard drive?

A) Cluster

B) Bunch

C) Track

D) Segment

E) Gaggle

The answer: A) Cluster

To optimize the overhead of managing such a huge amount of space, hard drives combine individual sectors together into groups called clusters.

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