[mythtv] Thanks for multi-rec
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Jan 31 18:58:13 UTC 2008
On 01/31/2008 01:06 PM, Ed W wrote:
>> If disk sizes keep growing at the current rate
> I don't see it growing too fast right now?
> 500GB was the biggest I could buy about 3 years back and it's only
> recently that we suddenly saw a jump to 750GB and then 1TB drives (at 3.5").
> I think we are pretty close to the point where improvements are rather
> tricky now - I think there may need to be a paradigm shift before we see
> growth continue at previous kinds of rates. Any evidence that 2TB
> drives are around the corner? 4TB drives in 12 months?
Not necessarily "around the corner," but ...
They're looking at releasing HAMR drives by 2010, and doing so should
increase the areal density of HDD platters significantly. Of course,
last time I mentioned this, I was attacked for believing the media hype
( http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/301570#301570 ), so
maybe I'm just too gullible.
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