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#1 Nemo

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Posted 20 November 2008 - 03:49 AM

Looking for massive amounts of storage space? OCC just posted up a look at the largest single drive available to date - http://www.overclock...s/seagate_15tb/

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Posted 20 November 2008 - 05:43 AM

Looks like a pretty decent drive, it wont win any speed competitions but that not its purpose.


These prices are ridiculous...
I know I'm a little behind the times but "One and a half thousand Gigabytes" for $140, that is insane!

I'm not trying to gum up this thread but I'm not even that old (20) and I remember 5-10 Gigabytes being the norm...


Obviously time has moved on, programs have become bigger, media has become much higher quality, etc. but it still amazes even me.

I wonder what some people (non-computer people) think when they see Terabyte drives.
Its hard for some people to comprehend a single picture or a single word digitized in byte form, I can just imagine how googly eyed they wuld get when you say you can put approximately 300,000 pictures on a 1TB drive.

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Posted 20 November 2008 - 05:59 AM

I also looked at these on the Egg yesterday, but after reading some of the reviews regarding dead drives or quickly failing drives, I'm a little leary

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Posted 20 November 2008 - 10:37 AM

I have 6 of these drives so far so good knock on wood :)

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Posted 20 November 2008 - 11:21 AM

I have 6 of these drives so far so good knock on wood :)



damn Dave, how much stuff do you freaking have :lol:
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Posted 20 November 2008 - 11:28 AM

9TB of storage, imagine if u lost all that. Well I suppose u don't want to.
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Posted 20 November 2008 - 11:51 AM

damn Dave, how much stuff do you freaking have :lol:

Put it this way my whole second floor of my house is computers and computer stuff <_<

I have so much stuff its sick :rolleyes: My problem is I can't get rid of stuff fast enough before the next stuff arrives :lol:

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Posted 20 November 2008 - 01:33 PM

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Posted 20 November 2008 - 01:35 PM

Ya I usually do when I have time to sit down and figure out what I need and don't need.

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Posted 20 November 2008 - 02:59 PM

You could try giving some of it to me.... I'll pay postage and everything :rolleyes: :huh:

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Posted 20 November 2008 - 03:09 PM

You could try giving some of it to me.... I'll pay postage and everything :rolleyes: :huh:

haha you and everyone else on this forum lol

Although I try and look after my staff first before anyone else. :)

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Posted 20 November 2008 - 03:18 PM

Great drive! You get 1.36TB once formatted, still an amazing amount of space on one drive. I recommend it.

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