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Old 01-27-2010, 10:37 AM   #1
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Default Walking Through 40 Years of Hard Disk Drive History

http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Data-Storag...istory-550612/


There's a little paragraph about each slideshow on the right hand side of the page. It's kind of buried by adds and junk.
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That's pretty cool. I never knew hard drives were that big to start out. 5MB won't get you anywhere now...
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Pretty interesting, does make me wonder why we've had such speedy drives for decades and 5400RPM and 7200RPM devices still sit as standard. But a nifty find nonetheless
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i feel priviliged, i have 250GB in my laptop, 130GB in my mac and 200GB of external...

and thats not even alot compared to alot of you on here.
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ya, im happy with my 640GB AAKS WD drive
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I remember getting a 2.1 gb hard drive and the guy at the computer store said I'd never fill that up....lol Probably early 90's. Then my computer school had 6gb hard drives in their computers and I thought those were huge, around 1998.
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Old 01-31-2010, 08:53 PM   #7
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You mean 50 years?

I still own a 1.6GB with the price tag on it, which read $295!
They were expensive at that time...
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I thought I was cramped with my 80g... and after that with my 500g lol
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Well I got 950gb total in my fileserver and it's getting cramped....lol
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