Thursday, May 29, 2008

5MB Hard Disk!

I stumbled on this picture of an IBM 5 MB hard disk drive, made back 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 a whopping 5MB.


1 comment:

seye said...

Can you imagine what was going on in the minds of these people? See the ceremony o.

GEEEEEEEEEEEEEZ!!! I was about to comment on what they felt seeing a 5GB then i saw it's actually 5MB. There's a 5GB Flash Drive in my pocket and i can't feel it! lol