Seagate recently published its long-term technology roadmap revealing plans to produce ~50 TB hard drives by 2026 and 120+ TB HDDs after 2030. In the coming years, Seagate is set to leverage usage of heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR), adopt bit patterned media (BPM) in the long term, and to expand usage of multi-actuator technology (MAT) for high-capacity drives. This is all within the 3.5-inch form factor…
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I remember when a 5mb hdd, i.e., any hdd, was a luxury! As opposed to two floppy drives, one to hold your program or OS, and one for the data. Getting along with just one floppy was doable but enough of a pain to justify a second one – or cassette tape storage if you just couldn’t afford another floppy.
Ah I see. I used to feel similarly, but found that it was extremely rare that I watch something more than once - think that’s even more true now with there being so much choice out there thanks to Netflix, Prime, etc.
I even have Blu Ray disks still wrapped (birthday presents) of some of my favourite films that I haven’t even opened let alone watched
My first personal computer was a Compaq Deskpro with Intel Pentium 2 processor, 6 GB of storage and 128 MB of memory. Before that me and my cousins had a shared computer with Pentium 1 processor, and I don’t remember what was the hard drive’s capacity of that computer.