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Ibm t30 I have been offered a t30 to purchase, it has a floppy drive but I also need a dvd drive. I s there a second slot or does the dvd go where the floppy is? ie do I need to get one of the drives external?

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Re: ibm t30

The T30 comes with ‘One, integrated, easy-loading modular Ultrabay(TM) 2000 Plus.’
You should be able to buy a DVDR Ultrabay™ 2000 Plus drive that will replace the floppy drive.
For example:

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