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The dispute is about: WARNING: This graph is highly misleading since it is based upon advertised retail products and at least in the 1980s misses the higher capacity drives which generally were not offered at retail. For example, the highest capacity disk drive listed and plotted for 1981 is 26MB while the actual highest capacity HDD then offered was the IBM 3380 at 2,520 MB per disk drive (2 HDAs per disk drive box). By the late 90s high performance drives were readily available at retail. Tom94022 ( talk) 06:10, 25 March 2009 (UTC)
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Current version including 2008 data. Script and data to generate the plot below. I donate this version (including the 2008 data) to the public domain. Hankwang 17:00, 2 March 2008 (UTC)

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" Personal Computer hard disk drive capacity (in gigabytes) over time. Data culled from . This is very much a first cut -- an improved image with more data extending further back in time would be much better than this. The spreadsheet I used is available; leave me a message on my talk page."

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