Re: [OT] Incredible world-wide transportation network
* Hugo Vanwoerkom <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2008 Jul 15 17:12 -0500]:
> Ron Johnson wrote:
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>> Last Wednesday, I bought two WD6400AAKS drives from NewEgg.
>> They were manufactured in Thailand only 21 days ago. They couldn't
>> have been sitting in NE's warehouse very long...
> About $90 each. But 640GB each what a world are you going to store on
> them? And also amazing is the cost/GB. I remember when at IBM a 125MB
> disk was a super deal...
Right at 18 years ago I bought my first hard drive, a Seagate 20 MB MFM
drive with a Western Digital controller card for my PC XT clone for
$80. I thought it was a heckuva deal.
That computer served me very well for several years.
- Nate >>
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