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Theres a guy that goes to a LAN here in SA known as OC www.oc.co.za. He has 2.5TB of anime alone!
    
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OMG he must have like every Anime show ever made!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ElMikeTheMike View Post
Just depends on what you do. I have an external 500GB HDD that is literally 99% full. I've got lots of music and movies. I've started to take my DVD collection and "digitize" them so I can stream them over my home network and watch them on the TV without having to actually having to phyically swap discs. It's like having a massive DVD multi-disc player at your finger tips.

I used to think as you also until I got into all that.

How did you "digitize" your dvd's? do you have a program that puts them on your hd?
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Oh trust me he's the king of anime. When we leech off him we usually get a DL speed of 147Kb/s because he always has the anime we want. Air Gear FTW!
    
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OMG he must have like every Anime show ever made!
even if they were only 350MB divx or xvid etc...episodes that would be-- 7142 shows. still a lot of damn anime but prolly not close to all of it.
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I only have 1 80GB HDD, I backup everything I download 2 CDs (No DVD writer ) I have a few 128cd cd folders full of just mp3/movies/games...My steam games + mods and steam media alone take up 25gb
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Alright i have an 80GB HD and a 40 GB HD and niether of them is halfway full, so what im asking is why would you want a 500GB hard drive when alot of things could fit on a 100 GB Hard drive?
I have my 250GB internal almost all filled up, 30GB left. And my two 500GB externals are just about filled out too...
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Well.... I have a 300GB Drive, Almost full.

Because my Music folder is 11GB and my steam folder is 33GB
+ everything else, it adds up fast.
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I have 2 250GB HDDs, 2 160GB HDDs, and one lonely 120GB HDD. All of them are over half full.

Simplified:

Bigger hard drives are for moar pr0nz XD (also movies, tv eps, music, 3d art, and moar pr0nz. Also games... maybe a few apps.
    
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