Can you guess what this is?

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7458 Guess What This Is

Hint: This picture was taken in 1956…

Any guesses?

It’s a hard disk drive back in 1956… with 5 MB of storage.  In September 1956 IBM launched the 305 RAMAC, the first ‘SUPER’ computer with a hard disk drive (HDD). The HDD  weighed over a tonne and stored a ‘whopping’ 5  MB of data.

Do you appreciate your  1 GB memory stick a little more now?