Hitachi GST ships two new 4TB Deskstar-based disks

Leeky

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Hitachi Global Storage Technologies announced on Monday that it has begun shipping 4TB desktop mechanical hard disks targeted at consumer PCs. This follows on from Seagate announcing it was releasing…

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Ranger12

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Why do I get so excited everytime they come out with massive harddrives. I'll never NEED 4TB nor will I ever drop 400 on disk based storage but it still excites me to read about em.
 

VitalyT

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Ranger12 said:
Why do I get so excited everytime they come out with massive harddrives. I'll never NEED 4TB nor will I ever drop 400 on disk based storage but it still excites me to read about em.
Ever heard of Dr. Freud theory about men's preoccupation with sizes? That explains it.
 
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Bluray rips that average 20gigs per rip, that's why people need 4tb. The price is high, but also consider all HDD prices are currently inflated. When it drops to around $190 they will be practical.
 

Ranger12

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Ah yes I forgot about blu-ray rips (I only have one atm and it is like 45 gigs). Maybe I will need this...
 
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$400 for 4 tb ??
Hey kids, It wasn't that long ago (10 years) that I paid $200 for a replacement 20GB drive.

These prices are a deal !!
 
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Guest said on December 14, 2011 12:04 PM
"$400 for 4 tb ?? Hey kids, It wasn't that long ago (10 years) that I paid $200 for a replacement 20GB drive.

These prices are a deal !! "

It doesn't seem that long ago when I paid $200 for a replacement 20MB disk & that was 5 1/4 inch!
 
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It doesn't seen to long when I paid 20 dollars for a 4 MB ram stick.