Here's our Hardware Tip for.. July 20, 2001
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Protecting Against Viruses Through Hardware--Part 2 of 4
As CD-RW optical storage drives continue to drop in price, they become a real alternative to traditional backup hardware (like tape or removable storage drives). Low-end CD-RW drives cost between $160 and $200. CD-R discs (which record one time only) cost about $1 each, while CD-RW discs (which record many times) cost about $3 each. With either style, you can store up to 650MB of data. And, of course, you get an added bonus with a CD-RW drive--the ability to create your own music CDs.