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01-24-2008, 06:34 PM
The world's first gigabyte-capacity disk drive, the IBM 3380, introduced in 1980, was the size of a refrigerator, weighed 550 pounds (about 250 kg), and had a price tag of $40,000.

01-24-2008, 06:36 PM
and to think in 27 years they developed 750 GB hard drives about the size of a paperback book and costs a fraction of that drive