Re: Re: 90x0, was: New user

Re: Re: 90x0, was: New user

From: Ethan Dicks <>
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2009 10:59:08 -0400
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On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 10:33 AM, Anders Carlsson
<> wrote:
> Hervé asked:
>>  - What was original retail price ?
> This Wikipedia user notes he found a Commodore price list from September
> 1983. Back then, the D9060 was listed at 1995 GBP, a D9090 at 2495 GBP. I
> don't know when those hard drives originally were released, some time in
> 1982?

Odd... so this guy wrote up a bunch of C= docs on his _user_ page on
Wikipedia?  That seems rather bizarre.

>From glancing over it, there's some good info in there, but it could
really use a spell-check and some editing assistance.

One factual nit-pick... he says "(on the D9090 25% of the Hard Disc is
never used)."  I think he's comparing the raw and formatted capacities
of the drive and neglecting sector header overhead, etc.


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