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Hard disk 'speed limit' found

By Julio Franco
Apr 23, 2004
  1. If there is an article of faith in computer science, it's that everything can keep getting faster and faster.

    But scientists say they've discovered an apparent speed limit that will restrict how quickly data can be written onto disks and then retrieved. The good news: This limit is about 1,000 times faster than today's state-of-the-art data storage devices.

    Read more: CNN.
     
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,689   +394

    Also by the time we'd get to 100x faster than current "state-of-the-art" data storage devices, there will likely be new technology that won't require magnetic storage.

    I actually did read the article though
     
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