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Seagate: 300 terabyte hard drive will arrive by 2010

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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.

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Well now all intrested can expand their porn file also.
 
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Lol, that´s one of the best PC related fake gifs I´ve ever seen...

heat-assisted recording technology
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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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.
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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Yeh, I too want to increase my chance of data loss as I get more space!
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!"