CD-ROM

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CD-ROM

Compact disk-read only memory Informatics A compact disk, capable of holding ± 750 MB of permanent data, which is recorded or burned only once. Cf CD-RW.
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Unlike the 5300, the 1400 series has an optional removable 6X CD-ROM drive, whose slot can also accommodate a floppy drive or an extra battery.
The high-end Pentium 166 (16Mb of RAM, 1.6Gb hard drive), 6x CD-ROM and 28.8 SVD modem) is expected to sell for around $3,199.
The SCSI version has a 1 MB/second transfer rate (roughly the equivalent of the latest 6x CD-ROM drives), and a 30-ms average access time--not as good as current hard drives, but five times as fast as the best CD-ROM drives.