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Name: Shehan Balendran Class: NT 1110 Unit 6 Analysis 1: Memory Cost 1. a) Search results for cost RAM for past 30 Years http://www.archivebuilders.com/whitepapers/22045p.pdf http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20120205204053AAqtXIX http://inventors.about.com/od/rstartinventions/a/Ram.htm b) Search Results for cost of Hard Drives for past 30 Years http://www.mkomo.com/cost-per-gigabyte http://ns1758.ca/winch/winchest.html http://www.jcmit.com/diskprice.htm 2. a) RAM prices since 1970 2013 date (X) $/Mbyte (Y) Date Size Cost Speed Memory Type KByte US $ nsec 1970.00 734,003 1970 0.00098 0.70 770 IBM 370/135 core memory 1973.00 399,360 1973 12 4680.00 Core memory 8KwordX12 bit 1974.00 314,573 1974 0.00098 0.30 800 IC Memory for IBM 370/125 1975.75 49,920 1975 4 195.00 Altair 4K Static(2102) RAM Board 1976.58 32,000 1976 8 250.00 8K Static RAM Board 1977.08 36,800 1977 16 575.00 S-100 16K 1978.75 15,200 1978 32 475.00 1979.75 6,704 1979 64 419.00 S-100, SD Sales/Jade 64K Kit 1980.00 6,480 1980 64 405.00 1981.58 4,479 1981 64 279.95 1982.67 1,980 1982 256 495.00 1983.67 1,980 1983 256 495.00 1984.58 1,331 1984 384 499.00 IBM PC Board, 384K, $199+6*50 1985.92 300 1985 2048 599.00 2MB J-RAM-2 A&T $599 1986.92 190 1986 3072 568.50 JDR AT Multifuntion $199.95+49.95+318.60 1987.92 163 1987 3072 488.47 JDR MCT-ATMF 3MB Multifunction 1988.83 505 1988 3072 1514.... View Full Document

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