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I mean, 1tb? Thats a ton! What do you use it for? I've only used up 162gb of my hard drive. I can't imagine 1tb!
    
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Not gonna beat around this bush but torrenting Linux Distros takes up quite a bit of space
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Depends. My video collection is growing 3-5GB every month.

While I don't use up all of my HDD space, it is nice to have a little room to spare. Plus, I got the HDD cheap.. so why not get a 1TB HDD?
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Are you kidding? My steam folder alone is over 500gb, and I have over 200gb in Flight sims and addons. Add 50gb of music and pictures it pretty easy.
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I have a large collection of games and a lot of big images for all the things I take pictures of. I'm doing raid for even more space.

Edit: Oh yeah I totally forgot about all my CD's that I rip to play on my Pc while I'm gaming or just surfing the WEB.
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Whats steam?

Edit: I'm thinking about 1tb hdds because I was thinking of getting 3 F4s in raid 0.
    
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for games,music, and movies

steam:http://store.steampowered.com/
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Whats steam?
http://store.steampowered.com/
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Whats steam?
digital distribution for PC games...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steam_%...nt_delivery%29
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I have 2.5TB of total internal + external storage

its called EVERYTHING, and then backups
I have 500GB Free

P2P really takes a toll on the hard drive space
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