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Poll Results: Do you have/use a floppy drive

 
  • 54% (35)
    Have and use
  • 28% (18)
    Have and don't use
  • 17% (11)
    Don't have
64 Total Votes  
post #21 of 39
Waste of space!
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post #22 of 39
I use it when I have to... don't leave it in the case...
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post #23 of 39
I use mine everytime I install windows or do a flash. Thats about it. Oh ya it sits in the desk and is only pulled out when needed.
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post #24 of 39
who needs a floppy when theres usb?
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post #25 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by metalkobra
who needs a floppy when theres usb?
Floppys can do so many things and are still the universal first boot device.
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post #26 of 39
pfft, cd/dvd drives are the universal boot device...
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post #27 of 39
Mine is a combo w/card reader, just can't give them up yet.
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post #28 of 39
lightweight for school work

memtest cuz I dont wanna waste a CD
windows SATA and RAID drivers
unattended setups
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post #29 of 39
i connect up my floppy when i need to flash something or run memtest. i would probly keep it in the case if the bays werent used for fan controllers.
    
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post #30 of 39
mine is too big for the case. I just let it hang. I use mine for all kinds of things. its about a 16" floppy. I need all the extra features.
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