Cures For The Hard-Drive Blues
OPTION PRICE COMMENTS TAPE DRIVE $100 and up Cheap and reliable for making backup or archival copies of your PC's data. Drawback: Tape is slow. ''CHUNKY'' About $150 Floppies on steroids, such as FLOPPY Iomega's popular Zip drive, look and act like conventional floppies but hold over 100 megabytes. Can be an add-on or built-in. REMOVABLE $300 and up As fast as a built-in hard drive, HARD DRIVE it can work as a backup drive or as an additional hard drive. Unfortunately, replacement media are pricey.
Updated June 14, 1997 by bwwebmaster
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