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World’s first hard drive was available only on lease

The world’s first hard disk couldn’t be bought as an individual device. You had to get the computer with which it came. The computer, IBM305 RAMAC, itself was only available on lease for $3200 per month.

The world’s first hard disk couldn’t be bought as an individual device. You had to get the computer with which it came. The computer, IBM305 RAMAC, itself was only available on lease for $3200 per month.

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