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Seagate: 300 terabyte hard drive will arrive by 2010

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  1. zekrahminator

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    Seagate announced a while ago that they would use heat-assisted recording technology once perpendicular recording reached it's limits. And as development of heat-assisted recording technology continues, Seagate has discovered that they can store much more data on a drive than they initially thought. Seagate claims that they can stick 50 terabytes in a square inch of data, meaning a standard 3.5" drive can hold a whopping 300 terabytes of data. That's equivalent to 6,144 50GB Blu-ray disks, the entire PlayStation 1, 2, and 3 library with room to spare, or the Library of Congress.

    Source: The Inquirer
     
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    Well now all intrested can expand their porn file also.
     
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    :roll: Dude I don't think there is 300 terabytes of porn...
     
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    PVTCaboose1337 Graphical Hacker

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    No... answer me this: How big is the internet? How much of the internet is porn?:laugh:
     
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    There is easily that much available in Europe alone, your young yet, you'l learn!!lol:laugh:
     
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    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    lol!
     
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    Lol, that´s one of the best PC related fake gifs I´ve ever seen...

    Mh.. sounds hot ;)
     
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    I think my Jassie James collection will fit on that :pimp:
     
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    Rofl, that is hillarious. Good God, with one 300 Terabyte HD, No one would ever need to buy HDs really again, until they die out that is. I love it. Hell, Id love a 1 TB drive with a 300 GB raid of 150GB 10000 RPM SATA drives :)
     
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    ill buy 2 and download the internet LOL
     
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    Terabytes? pfft that so last century. I'm waiting for the petabyte 15krpm drives in raid 0. Then I will officially be able to store as much porn as I want.
     
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    Damnit, just when I was ecstatic about reaching 1.25TB. lol
     
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    So they find a new technology that allows them to put 1,000 time more space on HDDs??? Thats just crazy..
     
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    Yeh, I too want to increase my chance of data loss as I get more space!



    Thanks DanTheBanjoman for the link, I guess theINQ screwed up again.
     
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    LMFAO loved the GIF...

    Say you DID download the internet...how would you backup :p?
     
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    True, but if that does happen I'll be able to say "Damn my hard drives crashed and I had the internet saved on them!"
     

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