Six Things You May Not Know About Seagate and Storage Hard Drives

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2007-09-25 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Storage has come a long way since the first hard disk drive shipped in 1956, with no end in sight to the growth in unit shipments and data storage needs.

By Chris Preimesberger

 
 
 
3. Seagate's first hard drive, built in 1979, was a 5.25-inch model with a total capacity of 5MB and platters spinning 3,600 times per minute. The drive could read or write more than 12 records, spread randomly over the disk, in less than a second. In 200
Six Things You May Not Know About Seagate and Storage Hard Drives
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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