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Would you like your HDDs with salt?

Discussion in 'Science & Technology' started by Drone, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. Drone

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    Yeah table salt shouts "Long live HDDs!!!"

    Sounds good if it's true

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technolo...alt-multiplies-hard-disk-space-six-times.html
     
  2. Mussels

    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    interesting.
     
  3. Steevo

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    I want more storage.
     
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    Agreed!!

    Now will it last longer is the question?
     
  5. Inceptor

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    Improving the density is one thing, but is it possible to write/read to/from a disk of that density yet?
     
  6. Drone

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    I hope their research will be successful and will work. And if this technology can be combined with HAMR (Heat-assisted magnetic recording) then it's gotta be something amazing. Reliable HDDs with big capacity and long life (and cheap)
     
  7. Mussels

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    looks like mechanical drives are back in the game
     
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    JrRacinFan Served 5k and counting ...

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    xD this sounds good! I'm excited.
     
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    I never realized they were out of the game.

    Shit... the game.
     
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    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    Perhaps combined with that new laser technique being developed by TDK, we can go even higher?
     

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