[rescue] x86 power question

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Nov 15 01:43:40 CST 2006

Phil Stracchino wrote:
> Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
>> Phil Stracchino wrote:
>>>> The *laptop* I'm working on right now has *four times* as much space in 
>>>> its *video memory* as my first *hard drive*.
>>>> That's ridiculous.
>>> Only four times?
>> This isn't a gaming laptop.  It's work-issued.  8-)
> Even so....   the first hard drive I ever bought (for a client, and back
> then it was BIG) was a whole 5MB.

I grew up with a PDP-11/70 in the house, which had a HDD smaller than 
that, but it had removable platters.

The first fixed disk I had was 20MB.  It cost something like $2000.

Peace...  Sridhar

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