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5 MB hard disk drive being forklifted out of a plane's cargo hold in 1956

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  • Bee Dee
    In September 1956 IBM launched the 305 RAMAC, the first SUPER computer with a hard disk drive (HDD). The HDD weighed over a ton and stored 5 MB of data.
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 13, 2012
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      In September 1956 IBM launched the 305 RAMAC,
      the first 'SUPER' computer with a hard disk drive (HDD).
      The HDD weighed over a ton and stored 5 MB of data.

      http://www.retronaut.co/2011/12/5mb-hard-disk-drive-1956/

      Lotsa good kindred stuff there for the discriminating CRAVer.


      - Bill D
      ... CRAV Computing Hobbyist : Classic/Retro/Antique/Vintage
      ..... http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cravcomp/
      ..... http://www.donnelly-house.net/
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