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removable hard disk
Last modified: Monday, May 18, 1998 

A type of disk drive system in which hard disks are enclosed in plastic or metal cartridges so that they can be removed like floppy disks. Removable disk drives combine the best aspects of hard and floppy disks. They are nearly as capacious and fast as hard disks and have the portability of floppy disks. Their biggest drawback is that they're relatively expensive.

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Article on removable storage options
This PC Magazine article, from September 1996, describes the available storage options available to the consumer today. The author makes his own personal recommendations for hard disks and CD-R drives.

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