Reply to post: Re: Back in the day

IT peeps, be warned: You'll soon be a museum exhibit

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Re: Back in the day

Handful o' cold gravel for breakfast...

1GB, 800MB? 500MB? Eee, you were lucky!

When I was at University, learning to code in the mid 70s, they had these massive de-mountable disk packs which, if I remember rightly, had a capacity of 2MB each! You needed special permission to use them.

I remember paying £250 for a 256MB hard drive.

I found an old PC magazine from about 1982 a few years ago, and worked out that if a machine had been available then with the spec of my laptop at the time, it would have cost about £50 million - in 1982 money! Lord knows how much my present phone would have set you back!

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