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Making CDs

CDs are a great way to store data because they are cheap and hold a lot of information compared to other media devices such as floppies and zip disks. A floppy disk holds about 1.4 MB. A zip disk holds about 80 times what a floppy holds. CDs hold about 7 times what a zip disk holds. Even though CDs hold the most they are the cheapest of the three. Read-Write CDs are now cheaper than floppy disks. In order to create a CD you first need a CD image, then you need to burn the CD. Many people do not know about the CD images because sometimes the images are created in memory while the CD is being burned.


Joseph Colton 2002-09-24