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New hard drive write method packs in one terabyte per inch

Hard disk systems have recently encounted a storage density ceiling. Most methods in use today have a limit of a few hundred gigabytes per square inch thanks to perpendicular recording. To try to keep storage density rising, scientists have looked at technologies from holographic storage to molecular polymers, but few have made it past the demonstration stage. In a paper in Nature Photonics this week, researchers describe a way to combine two hard drive writing methods to store data at densities of up to one terabyte per square inch, and suggest the media could be stable up to ten terabytes per square inch.

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Amazon Gaming Week deals kick off with Samsung 990 Pro internal SSD under $100

Save a ton of money - and storage - thanks to this 1TB SSD deal that marks the start of Amazon's latest Gaming Week promotion.

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There's finally a new 8K monitor on the way, with DisplayPort 2.1 included

The ASUS ProArt Display PA32KCX is on the way - a brand-new 8K monitor designed for professionals, including DisplayPort 2.1 connectivity.

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AMD Ryzen 7 5700X Cyber Monday deal finally under $200

It's time to give your setup the upgrade of its lifetime with this Cyber Monday AMD Ryzen 7 5700X Cyber Monday deal.

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