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megabyte

A unit of digital size, corresponding to one million (106) bytes (sometimes, 1024 kilobytes).
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Requirements: 2 megabytes RAM, DOS 3.1 or later, Windows
The disk drives are the typical 5.25-inch form-factor the same size as a 360K floppy (except these hold 300 megabytes).
The Bernoulli cartridges he uses each hold 10 megabytes of data, but Iomega, maker of the hardware, is now marketing systems with cartridges that hold 44 megabytes each.
The external IBM-based unit uses quarter-inch cartridge (QIC) tapes and can store up to 800 megabytes of data.
The first XT had 10 megabytes of storage and an access time of 110 milliseconds.
Five years ago, affordable hard drives had a 40 to 60 megabyte capacity ceiling.
With that in mind, I would recommend a Macintosh SE/30 with 4 megabytes of RAM and an 80-megabyte hard drive.
When I was there, a real big drive on 3.5-inch technology was 10 megabytes, now it's 250.
With 8 megabytes of RAM, the Model 705 costs $4990.
Hardware: Macintosh SE 30 with 2 megabytes of RAM, internal 40 megabyte hard drive, laser printer and 2400 baud modem.