Storage

How Many Floppy Disks Would It Take To Equal 1 Gigabyte?

 

Let’s begin by taking a look at a stack of 100 5.25-inch floppy disks alongside a typical thumb drive. This stack of disks measures 6-inches tall.

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By Greg Shultz

Greg Shultz is a freelance Technical Writer. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry.