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Re: [OT] Incredible world-wide transportation network

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On 07/15/08 20:46, Nate Bargmann wrote:
> * Hugo Vanwoerkom <hvw59601@care2.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?

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Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA  USA

"Kittens give Morbo gas.  In lighter news, the city of New New
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