IBM Deskstar 2 (1995)

size matters: especially when you can't get it

For a long time, storage space was a major issue.

People needed more space than hard drives could easily provide, and each new and larger model was eagerly awaited.

Customers would put their names down on a waiting list for the next size up, and then upgrade afresh the moment a still bigger one came along a few months later. This was quite common.