IBM wants to kill the hard drive it invented

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Pardeep Kumar
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IBM wants to kill the hard drive it invented

Post by Pardeep Kumar » Fri Sep 05, 2014 10:22 am

Racetrack Memory which is the ultradense memory chip created using nanowires is going to replace the conventional hard drive.

http://www2.technologyreview.com/articl ... ck-memory/

http://www.engadget.com/2014/09/04/ibm- ... ard-drive/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Racetrack_memory

Pardeep Kumar
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Re: IBM wants to kill the hard drive it invented

Post by Pardeep Kumar » Mon Sep 15, 2014 8:56 pm

IBM unleashed the world’s first computer hard disk drive in 1956 named as RAMAC (Random Access Method of Accounting and Control). The drive holds 5MB of data at $10,000 a megabyte. The disk was as big as two refrigerators and uses 50 platters of size 24-inch each. It weighed more than a ton.

http://www.wired.com/2014/01/tech-time- ... -id-559083

http://www.pcworld.com/article/127105/article.html
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