[rescue] $35 50gig drives

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Fri May 6 06:08:05 CDT 2005

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joost van de Griek" <jvdg at sparcpark.net>
To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
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Subject: Re: [rescue] $35 50gig drives

> A more recent perspective moment (great term) was a couple of months back
> when I bought a decommissioned B&W PowerMac G3 to use as a server 
> recently.
> I remember discussing this powerhouse with my friend back when it was 
> first
> available back in 1999. It could hold three hard drives on the bottom, 
> which
> Steve Jobs touted on stage as, "if you make that three of IBM's new 30 GB
> drives, you can have a total of 100 GB on internal storage."

Wow, an early example of the Jobs Reality Distortion field:

3 x 30 = 90 Gigs, which is about 10 Gigs short of 100 Gigs outside the Jobs 
Reality Distortion Field;^) 

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