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Am I right iDE transfers Data at 16 bps and Floppy Transfers Data at 500 kbps?

What do you mean by "IDE"? (There is, formally, no interface known as IDE however there are a variety of interfaces informally called IDE; none are anywhere near as slow as 16 bps though).

Regarding floppy diskettes - which kind of diskette are you referring to? A "standard" 3.25" diskette has a peak theoretical throughput of around 1Mbit/s, but real-world will be lower based on a variety of factors (density, overhead) and you may see something closer to 100-500Kbit/s.


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