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Originally Posted by 0rion View Post
How could that be? Blu-ray movies are like 25gb for a full movie and features, how does 10 minutes of 640x480 get to 10gb? Im not saying you're wrong, but am I missing something?
He's digitizing to AVI more than likely, and it's a horrible way of compressing things.

Blu Ray movies are H.264 and take up MUCH less space. DVCproHD (what I shoot in) takes up more space than H.264.

AVI is bad for business.
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You would have to build a FULL system for a PVR would you? and you need Windows Media Center, or Vista Home Premium right?
Some cards come with softs to manage the services with in XP!
    
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post #33 of 68
Lol, missing post. I just picked up a 100gb Barracuda for super cheap for extra storage. I didn't really need it, but for $40, you can't pass that deal up.
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Every freakin game installation takes 10 gigs nowadays. With a 60 GB hard drive, that's like OS + 5 games.
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Mmm.. I've got 5% of 400Gb Left.
    
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I have a 500GB external and 300GB with 2 raptors.

I have 400GB of just anime. I havn't got a single MP3 on my computer!

Around 200GB of games.
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ive got my 640gigs on my raid setup almost filled about 20gigs left
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post #38 of 68
Well I have 320Gb of hard drive space and I only have 80Gb left... trust me you can use it up pretty fast
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I have an external 500GB drive just for backups. It's nearly full. Not talking alot of media either. A slew of VM images and data files. One day, I would like to replace my dual 400 DVD carousels with a home media center and a VERY large raid. Probably 4TB should do it.
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I got my 320gb drive a few weeks ago now it has about 80gb left
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