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Old 04-30-2006, 02:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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jesus christ!

buy two of those and you have 1.5-ish tbs!!


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Old 04-30-2006, 02:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I wonder if alienware will be using these. Bet they can get their storage space over 10tbs now.
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Now that's a huge hard drive! It's a bit too expensive for my tastes though.
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I still dont get why someone would buy that...
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I'll probably end up buying something like that to replace these numerous smaller drives, even 500GB is not very much as far as I am concerned

Mind you this thing probably ends up formatting out to like ~650GB
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Old 04-30-2006, 02:46 PM   #7 (permalink)
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250gb sata2 = 99 dollars

540 = around 5 of those

5 x 250 = 1.25TB

its a waste of money but a step in the right direction :-)

cant wait for 1TB hdd's
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not to sound negative, but who the **** needs that. unless you download an enormous amount of uncompressed video to your computer for editing/encoding, or have the worlds biggest porn collection, there is no need for something big, not right now at least.

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Old 04-30-2006, 02:57 PM   #10 (permalink)
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i have music and some TV shows from mythtv, and i am storing around 800gb of data.

only a small portion is porn :-P

not to mention that games now take over a gig of space

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