Subject: Re: Feb 12 wd.c: lost interrupt - ouch!
To: None <>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/23/1994 13:19:32
> > I picked up an IBM OEM 1Gb disk yesterday - quite nice and about $1k cheaper
> > than other 1Gb disks I'd looked at.
> A little off the subject, but what the * kind of 1GB disks are you looking at
> that run several thousand dollars????  Last time I checked, the average 1GB
> disk only runs $600-$800

Wrong country.  Here in Australia, a quantum 1Gb disk would have cost
me $2500 after sales tax (21%).  The IBM disk cost $1500.
Everything costs more here often up to twice the price... (ignoring 
dollar conversion rates).  The last disk I bought was a Maxtor 535, it cost 
me $2200 only 9 months ago.