Hard times

IBM 305 RAMAC: The Grandaddy of Modern Hard Drives - Gizmodo. March 16, 2010
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This shows the hard drive of the IBM 305 RAMAC, the first computer to have a hard drive.
It would take 1,600 RAMAC’s to store the 8 GB of today’s common flash drive.
Year: 1956.  Size:16 square feet.  Capacity: 5 MB.  Weight: More than one ton.

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