Access time

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Access time


  • (computer science) the interval between the time data is requested by the system and the time the data is provided by the drive; "access time is the sum of seek time and rotational latency and command processing overhead"


  • access time


  • time interval, interval: a definite length of time marked off by two instants

Topic domains

  • computer science, computing: the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

Part metromyms

  • seek time: (computer science) the time it takes for a read/write head to move to a specific data track
  • rotational latency, latency: (computer science) the time it takes for a specific block of data on a data track to rotate around to the read/write head
  • command processing overhead time, command processing overhead, command overhead, overhead: (computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command

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