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Data Storage Hardware

The 305 RAMAC — First Commercial Hard Drive 244

Captain DaFt writes "Snopes.com has an article that gives an interesting look back at the first commercial hard drive, the IBM 350. Twice as big as a refrigerator and weighing in at a ton, it packed a whopping 4.4MB! Compare that to the 1-4GB sticks that most of us have on our keychains today."
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The 305 RAMAC — First Commercial Hard Drive

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