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Are you sure you've got a floppy disk stuck in the drive? Or is it 100 lodged in the chassis?

Stoneshop Silver badge

Data density

Is it only me, or was floppies (1.2M) in general more reliable than stiffies (1.44M)?

The 1.2M drive's tracks are a little wider (alignment less critical and better signal) as well as having some more distance between them. But I haven't really encountered any noticeable difference in reliability between them as long as you didn't go with bargain-bin no-name disks.

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