Following are the advantages of Hard Disk Drive:
- One of the significant advantages of a Hard Disk drive is that its cost is low.
- Another advantage of Hard Disk Drive is that it is readily available in the market.
- Hard Disk Drives are faster than the optical disks.
- The capacity for storing the data in HDDs are large.
Disadvantages of Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
Following are the disadvantages or limitations of Hard Disk Drive:
- The speed of reading and writing in HDD is slower than the RAM.
- HDDs are noisy.
- Another disadvantage of HDD is energy inefficiency.
- HDDs consume more power.
- The form factor of HDDs is heavier than the SSDs.