Evolution of Digital Storage: Cost & Sizes Over the Years

Over the years, physical hard drives have drastically changed in size, capacity, and cost. Technology has allowed manufacturers to produce smaller, higher capacity storage solutions at consumer friendly costs, but hard drives weren’t always so slim and affordable.

It’s mind boggling how far we have come in terms of storage, in both how much hard drives can hold compared to the physical size of storage just decades ago.

Here’s a nostalgic look at the evolution of hard drives and storage along with costs over the years.

 

Original Article: https://hddmag.com/evolution-of-digital-storage/