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How long would 58TBs last me? That depends... is there 58 TBs of Pron on the net?
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post #62 of 119
A year or two of acquired pr0n, probably, based on my experience.

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How long would 58TBs last me? That depends... is there 58 TBs of Pron on the net?
There is definitely 58TB of pr0n on the net... easily.
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post #63 of 119
I'm at 7TB of storage so far, but it seems like my space requirements are increasing every year as video files get larger and larger. If I would hazard a guess I would say 7-8 years.
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I'd say until 2014-2015 maybe.
 
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post #65 of 119
forever after, i have about 4tb and use about 900gb :/
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post #66 of 119
I have like 4TB now and i want 2 more.
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post #67 of 119
A few things you might want to consider is the price per GB is always dropping while the capacity per drive is always increasing.
Back in 2007 when the first 1TB drives were released they were like $275+. Now you can get them for around $70.
If you rip/ DL 2 30GB Blu-rays a week then you will use about 3.2TB a year for said media. If you rip/ DL 4 a week that will be 6.4TB a year. So on and so forth.

If you were to do say 8 movies a week 58TB would last you about 4 1/2 years.
Id go with 25-30TB for now and see how the market looks in a few years before buying anymore drives.
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post #68 of 119
58TB is a bit much. Then again You could store full rips, instead of compressed files, so you could fill it.

Personally I only need 8TB Total. 6TB for Storage and 2TB(Maybe more if games keep growing past 20GB/30GB installs) for active use. I would probable guess a 500GB growth per year would be needed for myself.
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That much storage would last me a very long time. I would probably just make a bunch of large files with fsutil so I felt like I didn't waste my money.
    
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post #70 of 119
Because of Netflix, I would never fill that much space, heck it would take me years to fill 500gbs. Before netflix I use to download movies and stuff, but now I never have to download anything anymore other then the occasional PC game update.
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