which floppy drive to buy?

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  1. neeravkothari

    neeravkothari New Member

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    which is the best 3.5 inch floppy drive available out there?
     
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    cooljeba The Photoshop Guy

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    buy anything all are good. :D I think u going the reverse way :D. Everyone is discussing combo's u going for floppy anyway....
    Buy sony or samsung both are good and should not cost u more than 300-350 Rs.
    ..:: peace ::..
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    Buy Sony.
     
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    Floppies r dead. Get a usb flash drive instead. Just check if ur mobo supports booting from USB device first.
     
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    Sony floppy drives.

    But consider going for a CD-Writer. You can buy a CD-RW for 4-5 times the cost of a floppy and can reliably use it at least 20 times more.
     
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    freshseasons King of my own Castle

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    :) He he , by the time u are looking and wondering about the Warranty and durability period of floppy drive u got .....it would have been extinct.....
    :)
     
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    Dont think there are many choices available.
    For 1.4MB FDD ,sony is taken for granted.
    I use my fdd almost every six months when
    i upgrade my softwares.
     
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    FDD'S are extinct.Dunno why you are wanting to buy a FDD . Well anyway Buy Sony.I have owned one for Three years used it only thrice.Each time while installing some OS.Never had any problem.
     
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    umm....Why dont u ask digit to carry out a "comprehensive" FDD shootout !! ;) :D
     
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    just buy any1.......
     
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    LOL @blade_runner
    nice one dude
     
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    yea FDD are a thing of the pat, I mean 1.44 MB data transfer in times where e-mails allow 10 MB attachments.

    what wud u transfer and well floppies get corrupted quickly too
     
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    A recent article in Economic Times says how outdated floppy drives are. Check out this link on http://www.economictimes.com

    Floppy disk part of IT history now
    http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/841748.cms

     
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    Sony Granted.........
     
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    drgrudge Another Brick in the Wall

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    u can buy anything, it costs only rs 200.
    samsung is beter than sony but.
    why dont u go in for pen drives?
     
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    Come to my home nd i will give u mine for free.....i last used my fdd 7 months ago...U just need them to create boot disks
     
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    tarey_g Hanging, since 2004..

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    every floppy and floppy drive is wastage of time and money
    so dont buy a floppy drive
    but if u need one badly buy a Teak
     
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    i think once in a while you will still come across some odd hardware , which will have their drivers on the floppy. People are talking about buying a sony floppy disk drive...........i don't think there are any original ones left in the market. Do buy any brand and keep........just in case. It is soo cheap that this should not be a major buying decesion. A pen drive would be the ultimate solution to store and transfer data.
     
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    hey tarey how much did u get the kingston ram for ???
    the whole 256mb.
     
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