IBM 350 RAMAC Hard drive

IBM 305 RAMACYear: 1956 – September

Size: 5MB (for comparison, current smartphone pictures are 2-3 MB at bare minimum)

Storage Unit use by IBM 305 RAMAC. September 13, 1956Weight: Just little over a Ton
Cost: $3,200 USD per month (currently roughly $29000 USD per month w/ inflation)


Currently we have flash drives up-to 2TB and hard drives up-to 60TB at a fraction of a cost, which we can lift and use without a forklift.

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