How fast does a floppy drive turn?

Answer Most floppy disk drives spin at a rate of 300 revolutions per minute (RPM). However, certain obsolete floppy drives spin at 360 revolutions per minute or vary in speed depending on the physical are... Read More »

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How fast does a floppy drive spin?

Most floppy disk drives spin at a rate of 300 RPM, revolutions per minute. The one exception is the 5.25-inch 1.2 Megabyte drive which spins at a rate of 360 RPM.References:The PC Guide: Summary of... Read More »

How to Turn a Floppy Into an External Drive?

Most computers produced today do not come with internal floppy drives. What do you do if you have all your data on floppy disks and no way to use them? Creating an external floppy drive from an old... Read More »

Any ideas how to turn my little floppy into a big hard drive?

aah the youth of todayBeing an aging veteran of the IT industry I remeber the days of the 12" floppy, which used to be around long before the 5.24", and the johnny come lately 3.5" floppymind you ... Read More »

Does the Dell 531 have a floppy drive?

The Dell Inspiron 531 does not have a floppy drive in its default configuration. However, the computer tower does have a 3-1/2-inch upgrade bay for an optional floppy drive or memory card reader.So... Read More »