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02-15-17, 05:55 AM #61
02-15-17, 07:05 AM #62
This thread brings back lots of memories. I also remember when my Dad's friend spent hundreds to get a 1GB hdd. I was amazed that they existed, I could just imagine all of the games you could fit on that...Desktop | i7 7700k | Asus z270E | 16GB HyperX | Asus Strix 1080 | 2x512GB SM951a | U3415W |
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02-15-17, 08:19 AM #63
02-15-17, 08:27 AM #64
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Back to my original search. I'm looking for miniature HDDs that have died. I need them for a project. I have many 3.5", but they are too large. SSDs won't work. Any leads to PC surplus shops that may have some will be appreciated.
02-15-17, 09:44 AM #65
1st HDD I ever had was in my Commodore Amiga 500 and had 20mb. When I switched to a 386 66mhz(?) it had a 40mb HDD (DOS 6.22)in which I had to use DoubleSpace to be able to install DOOM II)CPU: FX-8370, 4.5ghz 1.368v
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02-15-17, 11:29 AM #66
Has someone mentioned the DEC RK05? "It stored approximately 2.5 MB on a 14", single-platter IBM-2315-style front-loading removable disk cartridge."
Not a PC drive and not "Winchester" technology either. It was a removable platter. I used them 'back in the day.'Intel Core I7-4770K w/ 16 GB RAM
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02-15-17, 11:42 PM #67
MY first PC had a...
Wait what is the data capacity of a 60 minute audio cassette? Bear in mind the system had only a 4K RAM so I guess less than that?
Ahh... thanks to wiki..
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02-15-17, 11:50 PM #68
02-21-17, 07:14 AM #69
Funny thing is all these years ago one would look at an 8MB drive and be like
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02-21-17, 08:21 AM #70
I had to support an old server machine at my first job...an IBM PS/2 386 type 8580-071 with twin 44 mb seagate (MFM? RLL?) ST-506 drives. When it was retired in 1997, I bought it and brought it home. I ended up giving it to a friend of mine just so he could log onto BBS systems. Ah, the good old days...