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post #11 of 32
Actually saw in another article that the 512MB was $1,700. They must have dropped the price of it. Don't want to know how much a 1TB is. Awesome that they are available but the price is just stupid.
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is this needed?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sebkow View Post

is this needed?

In 5-8 years? Yes.


Think back 5-8 years ago when a 8GB Flash was A LOT! Now that amount is basically the minimum for any decent device.
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Waits for 200 more posts copying "512MB"

I thought I was insane for a minute.
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You could pretty much backup your entire library of pictures/videos/music/ISO's all on one of these at exceptional speed.

Of course there's a use for this! just not for that price (not for me at least) tongue.gif
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I looked at my 8GB USB2 Kingston and sighed when reading this... redface.gif
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In 5-8 years? Yes.
Think back 5-8 years ago when a 8GB Flash was A LOT! Now that amount is basically the minimum for any decent device.

yeah but everything to cloud services too. basically the only thing that takes up space on my harddrive space on my computer are photos, word documents, and games. i use spotify and netflix instead of buying cds and movies.

also with the way digital copies are being sold these days, though you may get a download, you can also many times view them online as well
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yeah but everything to cloud services too. basically the only thing that takes up space on my harddrive space on my computer are photos, word documents, and games. i use spotify and netflix instead of buying cds and movies.
also with the way digital copies are being sold these days, though you may get a download, you can also many times view them online as well

Issues with the cloud... (among others) it can go down and it's not as fast as local storage.
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i'd rather...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148844
+ case. Done.

And put it on a keychain.

yeah i can see doing that

EDIT: ty for the link though- wasn't considering a 3tb drive for my next upgrade but that price isn't too bad.
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And put it on a keychain.
yeah i can see doing that
EDIT: ty for the link though- wasn't considering a 3tb drive for my next upgrade but that price isn't too bad.

I agree, there's no convenience with carrying around a hard drive. On the other hand, the 1Terabyte flash drive is bigger than your average stick. They've been referring to it as a "brick" not a "stick"
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