In Quickbooks you can track items in very useful way. One way is to categorize according to numbers so you can later add barcode functionality.
Hard Disk – 01
Seagate – 02
250 GB Seagate Hard Disk – 01-02-03
So the Item Name / Number will be 01-02-03
In Quickbooks you can easily find by Item Name, Number, Description and all other fields