thenextweb:

‘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.’ 
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thenextweb:

‘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.’ 

Texomatube via Retronaught (Thanks @Atul)

 (via What a 5MB Hard Drive Looked Like is 1956)

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    What a 5MB Hard Drive Looked Like is 1956
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    5 Entire MB of Data on such a tiny drive.
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