Sunday, December 10, 2006

5 Megabyte hard disk from 1956

Hard-disk-1956It’s 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. Let us start appreciating your 4 GB jump drive!



Anonymous said...

That's a drum, not a disk.

Anonymous said...

Thats my wash machine! Holy... =X