Who invented the first hard drive?

Answer The hard disk drive was created by IBM inventor Reynold Johnson and his team in 1956. IBM called the product the "350 RAMAC" and continued to sell it until 1969. Johnson, who passed away in 1998, w... Read More »

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Who invented the hard drive?

The computer hard disk was introduced on September 13, 1956, by an IBM team led by designer Rey Johnson. It was named RAMAC, which stood for Random Access of Accounting and Control and had a storag... Read More »

When was the computer hard drive invented?

The first known hard disk drives were commercially released on Sept. 13, 1956, by IBM. Known by the moniker IBM 350 RAMAC, they were developed by Reynold Johnson. The first public reference to this... Read More »

Buying a new comp, Is it possible to have an external Hard Drive for work and Internal hard drive for game?

you don't need to load a separate copy of windows or office into the external hard drive, but yes.To eurostudio:You have probably never tried vista and don't know how LITTLE ram it uses (yes, that ... Read More »

Does storing digital data on a hard drive increase the overall weight of the hard drive?

there's no increase in weight at all the data that is stored is magnetic in some ways similar to an old cassette tape but on a disk so changing polarity of the magnetic medium on the disk doesn't i... Read More »