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I have 4tb of shows. I keep an entire season at a time. Once the next season starts i delete the previous season.
I have been switching out all of my 1 and 1.5tb drives with 2tb over the last few months. Currently running 10tb of media drives.

Get the new caviar green, 3 TB of storage FTW
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post #32 of 51
Seriously. Delete that stuff mang!
Edited by OneAngryPlethora - 12/20/10 at 11:38am
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If you're using Windows Media Center, the recordings are super bloated in file size...
This they will be in MPEG-2 DVR-MS files, use DVR-MS toolbox and handbrake to slash that size. Although with only 4 cores it will take time; will save you a ton of cash.

I have about 633GB or TV and 117GB of films. This is with about 75% of my DVD, VHS and Bluray still yet to be transfered. + I have unlimited LoveFilm.

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Get the new caviar green, 3 TB of storage FTW
Can't use them for any sort of useful Raid where you need lots of storage
Edited by Starbuck5000 - 12/20/10 at 11:46am
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post #34 of 51
Delete some stuff.
No reason to have all that crap on there.
You're the mang of the house mang.

She's just as bad as those Hoarders on TV.
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6.4 TBs

Edited by CDub07 - 12/20/10 at 1:46pm
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This they will be in MPEG-2 DVR-MS files, use DVR-MS toolbox and handbrake to slash that size. Although with only 4 cores it will take time; will save you a ton of cash.
I have about 600-700Gbs of my 1Tb storage drive with nothing but MPEG-2 files. Would it be smart to use this method, or just convert them to another format?? I am using my PS3 as a HTPC until I can convince my dad to let me build a true HTPC.

Sorry to thread jack.
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You guys should see what the storage is like for some of the hardcore guys at AVSForum. It's sillyness, makes my setup look mediocre.
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Was anyone else thinking of 1TB of porn? Seriously, OCN wives just love their porn.
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I have about 600-700Gbs of my 1Tb storage drive with nothing but MPEG-2 files. Would it be smart to use this method, or just convert them to another format?? I am using my PS3 as a HTPC until I can convince my dad to let me build a true HTPC.

Sorry to thread jack.
It would definitely be smart to encode all of your MPEG2 content. With H.264 you can maintain a reasonable level of quality while cutting file size to 25%.
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It would definitely be smart to encode all of your MPEG2 content. With H.264 you can maintain a reasonable level of quality while cutting file size to 25%.
Do you know if that will play on my PS3?? I hear a lot about H.264, Mkv, and Divx, MP4. But I am kinda clueless, all I know is the last two work with PS3.

If not, I may still do it so I have a reason to build a HTPC.

Thanks
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