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How reliable is this ?

I imagine a higher density could cause a few reliability problems.
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Yes! More porn to download!!!
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So currently the biggest HDD is 3TB, it would be nice if this tech can push the capacity to 18TB.
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Good to know people ran out of ideas and thought lets just throw salt in a hard drive and see what happens.
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Unfortunately, this way of increasing size does not work when applied to man's main tool.
Edited by Sinner - 10/19/11 at 2:15am
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invest in salt.
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Whoa... I feel like this could be a game changer, maybe SSD price drops? *Awaits 20TB HDDs*
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kand View Post
I'll take this with a grain of salt.
A grain? More like a bucketload.
Edited by Am* - 10/19/11 at 6:32am
    
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Wanna hear a joke about sodium? Na.



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Wanna hear a joke about sodium? Na.



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Well anyway i'd assume that the read/write speeds are going to be quite low if implemented now due to density issues and the HDD being more prone to internal scratching/damage due to the disk being heavier.
    
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