Hard drive was firstly introduced to the market by IBM on September 13, 1956. It was first used in the RAMAC 305 system, with a storage capacity of 5 MB and a cost of about $50,000 ($10,000 per megabyte). This drive was built-in to the computer and was not removable.

In 1963, IBM developed the first removable hard drive, having a 2.6 MB storage capacity. The first hard drive to have a storage capacity of one gigabyte was also developed by IBM in 1980. It weighed 550-pounds and cost $40,000. 1983 marked the introduction of the first 3.5-inch size hard drive, developed by Rodime.

It had a storage capacity of 10 MB. Seagate was the first company to introduce a 7200 RPM hard drive in 1992. Seagate also introduced the first 10,000 RPM hard drive in 1996 and the first 15,000 RPM hard drive in 2000.

In this write-up we will look at the price of 1tb hard drive  in Ghana  let begins with some brief discussions  hard disk drive also known as a hard drive, HD, or HDD is a non-volatile data storage device. It is mostly installed inside a computer, attached directly to the disk controller of the computer’s motherboard. It contains one or more platters, housed inside of an air-sealed casing. Data is written to the platters using a magnetic head, which moves rapidly over them as they spin.

PRICE OF 1TB HARD DRIVE IN GHANA

PRICE OF 1TB HARD DRIVE

This device can be purchased in all computer and accessories shop and all online markets nationwide. The price varies from shop to shop. here are some online shops and their prices.

Shops Prices
JIJI Ghc 230.00-300.00
Ghanabuysell Ghc 180.00
Jumia Ghc480.00-545.00

Internal hard disks reside in a drive bay, connected to the motherboard using an ATASCSI, or SATA cable. They are powered by a connection to the computer’s PSU (power supply unit).

A computer requires an operating system to allow users to interact with and use it. The operating system interprets keyboard and mouse movements and allows for the use of the software. To install a computer operating system, a hard drive is required.

The storage device provides the storage medium where the operating system is installed and stored. A hard drive is also required for the installation of any programs or other files you want to keep on your computer.

When downloading files on your computer, they are permanently stored on your

drive until they are moved or uninstalled. All computer hard drives are found inside the system unit and are attached to the computer motherboard using an ATA, SCSI, or SATA cable. 

TYPES OF HARD DRIVE

DESKTOP HARD DRIVE  

These hard drive contains the head actuator, read/write actuator arm, read/write head, spindle, and platter. The back of a hard drive is a circuit board called the disk controller or interface board. This circuit is what allows the hard drive to communicate with the computer. 

LAPTOP HARD DRIVE

 It also has head actuator, read/write actuator arm, read/write head, spindle, and platter. The back of this  hard drive is a circuit board called the disk controller or interface board. This circuit is what allows the hard drive to communicate with the computer. 

EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE

This is a storage device located outside of a computer that is connected through a USB cable. An external hard drive is usually used to store media that a user needs to be portable, for backups, and when the internal drive of the computer is at its full memory capacity.

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