by Aziz on Monday, May 14, 2007
This is the hard disk drive with a memory of 5MB in 1956. In September that year, 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. If the hard disk was so big, what would be the size of a CPU?
Let us start appreciating the 4GB drive of the 1990's lying down somewhere in the corner of the attic. » Continue reading