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Down the memory lane

Few days back, I happened to stumble upon a post in a forum where the question poster had asked for guidance on the computer model and configuration he should go for, and whether he should wait for upcoming better configurations. All the answers to the question mentioned one or the other configuration. For the part "should wait or not" most gave the standard analogy "it's like getting married and later regretting that you could have gotten a better model only if you had waited a little more"... ... one of the answerer added "my first computer had a meagre 2 GB hard disk"... He then reiterated "mind you, that's 2 GB hard disk and not RAM..." This closing remark just blew me, for it made me go down the memory lane.. Just 2 GB hard disk? The first computer that my father bought for me way back in 1997, a Pentium 133 MHz system had a whooping 1 GB hard disk... A 386 DX computer that my cousin bought in 1995 had 240 MB hard disk. This was