In 3 Years, Your HDD Will Hold 100TB or More

Consistent capacity growth in hard disk drives (HDDs) has become something people take for granted. It isn’t so trivial if you think about the fact that there are in fact physical limits to how much data you can store on one disk and every now and then they are nearing a limit that can’t be topped anymore. The last limit was hit in 2005 and the next seems to be arriving in the 2013 – 2015 timeframe. However, a new technology breathes new life into HDDs. HAMR will bring massive storage growth and propel the industry far beyond 100 TB.

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fatstarr3263d ago

maybe 6
because now the 4gb DVDs or less standard is accepted
next it will be the 25-50 gb standard will be accepted as internet gets faster
then when Sony comes out with the death ray disk standard that holds 300gb Extreme 4DHD which is 1080P*4 (the Granturismo demo showed it) that will be accepted.
Mores law sorta. and so on.

MetalFreakMike3263d ago

Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiccccccc ccccceeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!! Can not wait!

treylathikes3262d ago

SSD FTW baby! Toshiba's already up to 1TB stamp-sized SSDs, so larger sizes shouldn't be too far off now -- only thing holding them back is demand. But still, a 100TB conventional HD is pretty bitchin.