The hard drive from the dawn of computer time By BadBunny | 22nd January 2011 - 1:48 pm |9th January 2015 Bunny Stuff This picture was taken in 1956, it is a 5Mb hard drive. In September 1956 IBM launched the 305 RAMAC, the first ‘SUPER’ computer with a hard disk drive (HDD). The HDD weighed over a ton and stored a ‘whopping’ 5MB of data. 00Share this rubbish:EmailTweet Tagged Computer. Bookmark the permalink.