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Scientists at the University of Glasgow have created a nanotechnology breakthrough that could increase storage capacity by 150,000 times. It could mean 500,000 GB on a single chip and inch square.
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So whats this mean for desktop drives, 2000TB (2,000,000GB)?
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In before "THIS IS A REPOST LOL"
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Originally Posted by Coma View Post
In before "THIS IS A REPOST LOL"
In before I say "I Searched and thats why people should use the original article title!!!"

Oh wait...
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There is no original article.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
In before I say "I Searched and thats why people should use the original article title!!!"

Oh wait...
Oh forget them Mulocke, they just want to annoy someone.

It's a good article nonetheless.
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post #6 of 25
I stopped believe in techonolgy jumps which is bigger then the multiple of 2.
for many years now I read articles promising amazing storage capacities , nothing yet.
even if such technology invented , the people making the market move won't make that product see light.
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Thats true but its most likely due to them finding a flaw in the design that was previously not seen.
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post #8 of 25
Why would you want a 500,000GB MP3 player

Only about 5% of the population would even use 1TB of a HDD. Most people don't need portable storage over 30GB.

I welcome the new storage but i think it is pointless
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post #9 of 25
in this case i bet it would just cost a bajillion dollars to make one so we wont see them massed produced in a fair few years. very cool nonetheless.
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Why would you want a 500,000GB MP3 player

Only about 5% of the population would even use 1TB of a HDD. Most people don't need portable storage over 30GB.

I welcome the new storage but i think it is pointless
Why Not ?
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