[SATLUG] The Price of Data
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Oct 26 13:44:05 CDT 2010
Don Wright wrote:
> OK, another of those magic numbers is here. The cost of hard drives has
> dropped to five cents a gigabyte. $95/2GB, $55/1GB from Newegg.
> Just a reminder, in October 1980, 20 MB Shugart hard drives (later named
> Seagate) were around $5000, based on ads in Byte magazine. Atari or
> Apple floppy drives were about $500, and a 1981 Cadillac Fleetwood was
I still remember the great deal I got for my first HD. 80MB for only
$600 (circa 1982).
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