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sector

A minimal unit of the disk partitioning. The size of a sector can vary between systems.

A sector is commonly 1024 bytes.

A sector is commonly 512 bytes.

A unit of size, which can vary between systems. Sector size is set per device (hard drive, CD-ROM, and so on). Although all devices within a system are usually configured to the same sector size for interoperability, this is not always the case.

A sector is commonly 512 bytes.

A sector is commonly 1024 bytes.

A sector is commonly 512 bytes.

A sector is commonly 512 bytes.