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A hard drive can last 15 years of use. A dvd in the sun for 6 weeks will be dead.
Which is why I hate that CD's and DVD's have survived for so long...
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A hard drive can last 15 years of use. A dvd in the sun for 6 weeks will be dead.
haha isn't that kind of like saying "a CD left in it's case can last 50yrs, but a HDD left outside in the rain will only last one second".
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haha isn't that kind of like saying "a CD left in it's case can last 50yrs, but a HDD left outside in the rain will only last one second".
No because even in the case, a DVD only has a shelf life of like 5 years. A HDD in the sun will own a DVD in the sun too.
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ENOUGH WITH THE OPTICAL MEDIA! I am sick and tired of this crap. Maybe they should go bach to nitendo-style cartridges with with todays improvements in solid state memory.
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ENOUGH WITH THE OPTICAL MEDIA! I am sick and tired of this crap. Maybe they should go bach to nitendo-style cartridges with with todays improvements in solid state memory.
NES style? That would be funny to see sticking out of a computer.
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post #46 of 49
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Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post
No because even in the case, a DVD only has a shelf life of like 5 years.
Dvd's and other optical media have a nominal shelf life of 30+ years... this is ofcourse assuming you store them correctly (ie no direct sunlight, moderate temps, clean environment). I agree with apavlov... bring back carts! Everyone knows if they dont work you just blow in them and everything is magically solved!
post #47 of 49
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Ultimate Championship Fighting? lol.

What's UCF?
Didn't you read the first post? Its University of Central Florida.
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Didn't you read the first post? Its University of Central Florida.
Of course I did, I posted it. It was a joke.
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Sorry, I'm a little slow. lol
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