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Megabytes used to weigh hundreds of pounds.

Megabytes used to weigh hundreds of pounds.



Megabytes used to weigh hundreds of pounds. More specifically, 5 megabytes of data weighed one ton. In 1956, the first computer had something similar to a hard drive.

More specifically, 5 megabytes of data weighed one ton.

In 1956, the first computer had something similar to a hard drive.

At the time, it was a huge leap in storage capabilities, but the cabinet that contained the hard drive weighed over 2,200 pounds and could hold 5 MBs of data.

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