Originally Posted by kjk
5.25, running CBM. The running joke at the time was the drive was actually as powerful than the actual computer (the floppy drive had a 6502 processor). It was a HUGE step up from using cassette tapes.
We still use tape drives for our legacy products here at work. Every time I complain about them, the older guys say "Hey these tape drives are a huge step up from when we used punch cards" (paraphrasing a little)