A multiplattered HDD is formatted into twenty sectors and 16 hundred cylinders. There are eight platters and 16 R/W heads. The total capacity of the disc is 1GB. A cluster of data consists of eight blocks. The disc is rotating at a rate of 5400 rpm. The disc has an estimated average seek time of 18 msec.
a. What is the capacity of a cluster for this disc?
b. What is the disc transfer rate in megabytes per second?
c. What is the average latency time and the average access time for this disc?