Reply to post: Re: old CDs

Picture this: An exabyte of cat pix in the space of a sugar cube of DNA

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Re: old CDs

"Early data CDs were made to be written & read at up to 8x speeds compared to music, and that gets very interesting when you stick those in a later 48x speed drive"

even worse were those early gold 2x CDs which suffered a fungal infection which ate the glue holding the metallic label onto the disk..........they'd delaminate leaving pretty flecks of gold dust in the drive. If you left them in the sun or near a radiator the plastic turned purple

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