[rollei_list] Re: OT: Terrabyte hard drive.

  • From: "Daniel Ridings" <dlridings@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 13:47:11 +0200

That was about the time I bought a Commodore PC (IBM compatible) with
a whopping 10mb harddisk :-)

Daniel


On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 9:39 AM, FRANK DERNIE
<frank.dernie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> In 1987 I bought 2 Mb of ram for 2000 UKpounds. I reflected the other day 
> that at 1987 prices my 32Gb iPod Touch is worth 32 million pounds in memory 
> alone :-)
> Frank
>
>
> --- On Fri, 17/10/08, Richard Knoppow <dickburk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> From: Richard Knoppow <dickburk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Subject: [rollei_list] OT: Terrabyte hard drive.
>> To: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Date: Friday, 17 October, 2008, 6:05 AM
>> I just installed an external one terrabyte hard drive
>> aquired this evening from Fry's. I am still astonished.
>> It
>> was on special for $150.00 US. I remember seeing a box
>> Ampex
>> built for video storage many years ago. It was really a
>> jukebox for cassettes with a total capacity of one
>> terrabyte, it was huge. This thing is the size of a thick
>> paperback book. Boy, have concepts of memory capacity
>> changed in only a few years.
>>      The only semi-on-topic thing I can add is that this is
>>
>> ideal for storing very large image files (or lots and lots
>> of small ones).
>>
>> --
>> Richard Knoppow
>> Los Angeles, CA, USA
>> dickburk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>
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