Re: [OT] Incredible world-wide transportation network
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On 07/15/08 20:46, Nate Bargmann wrote:
> * Hugo Vanwoerkom <email@example.com> [2008 Jul 15 17:12 -0500]:
>> Ron Johnson wrote:
>>> 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.
In 1990? Seems like it would have been a close-out deal.
> That computer served me very well for several years.
Leading Edge D?
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
"Kittens give Morbo gas. In lighter news, the city of New New
York is doomed."
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