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The First Hard Drive

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Timeline: 50 Years of Hard Drives

By Rex Farrance
PCWorld | Sep 13, 2006 12:00 AM PT

IBM ships the first hard drive in the RAMAC 305 system. The drive holds 5MB of data at $10,000 a megabyte. The system is as big as two refrigerators and uses 50 24-inch platters.



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To put things into perspective, a 16gb thumb drive

has 3,000 - 3,277 times the storage capacity of the 1 ton+ behemoth above.

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