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A hard disk in 1956....


The Volume and Size of 5MB memory storage in 1956.

In September 1956 IBM launched the 305 RAMAC, the first computer with a
hard disk drive (HDD). The HDD weighed over a ton and stored 5MB of
data.

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  1. Anonymous dimonolog | January 31, 2007 at 6:27 PM |  

    Oh my GOD!!! I didn't even image something like this even existed. I wonder what people in 100 years will say about our 500 GB HDDs???

  2. Anonymous Anonymous | February 1, 2007 at 6:36 AM |  

    My, my, how far we have come. We just need to lay off the mechanical parts now and then we can safely say that we have advanced in HDD technology.

  3. Anonymous Anonymous | February 1, 2007 at 6:38 AM |  

    They wont be wondering anything because those we gave power will have destroyed us all by them.

  4. Anonymous Anonymous | February 1, 2007 at 9:05 AM |  

    WoW. How far have we come along in data storage devices? With the introduction of large capacity flash drives, its only going to get minuscule.

  5. Anonymous Anonymous | February 1, 2007 at 6:17 PM |  

    Here is a picture of 1PB of HD storage

  6. Anonymous Anonymous | February 1, 2007 at 8:08 PM |  

    flash drive = no mechanical parts and is .0000015 the weight and 1000 times the capacity and (a guess) about .0001 the cost.

    Now that's advancement