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Moore's law baby!
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
There actually a few technologies that are much further along than this.... PCRAM, memristor, Z-RAM, etc.


If you want to wait for this particular technology to replace NAND, be prepared to wait a decade and pay 3-10 times as much per GB. Concepts are nice but manufacturing costs and performance are more important.
Duckie is always the party pooper with the logical and informative information built up in his super tech repository oriented super brain.

Anyways yea this tech would be nice to have if it weren't for the above mentioned...
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no need for Epic boot Drive.

just use the Hibernation button.
but Hibernation utilizes over 1GB just to do that! so it is not effective.
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but Hibernation utilizes over 1GB just to do that! so it is not effective.
You have 2.5TB of hard drive space. I think you could spare 1GB for hibernation.
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but Hibernation utilizes over 1GB just to do that! so it is not effective.
Hibernation utilizes storage space equivalent to your RAM size.... it copies your RAM to Disk.
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If you run Linux you never have to reboot
Um yes you do? I've had to reboot lots of times after updates when the little button that says "restart computer" comes up after doing so.
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
There actually a few technologies that are much further along than this.... PCRAM, memristor, Z-RAM, etc.


If you want to wait for this particular technology to replace NAND, be prepared to wait a decade and pay 3-10 times as much per GB. Concepts are nice but manufacturing costs and performance are more important.
Man it's like all you do is regurgitate truth. XD
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Why do I imagine my hard drive exploding when I hear volatile memory 0.o ?
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pay 3-10 times as much per GB.
Off topic but: That's why I love Linux, without cutting down freshly installed Arch stands at around 4GB with KDE for me, compared to Windows 7 on same HDD/rig at 13.3GB. (Note: Arch is including programs like Firefox, OpenOffice, etc as well whereas Windows isn't, insane, eh?)

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You have 2.5TB of hard drive space. I think you could spare 1GB for hibernation.
I can think of many things I would rather fill that 1GB with.

Personally, I think we need to cut down on software bloat more than improve hardware, as it is in nearly everything we have hardware that is being limited by poorly written/unoptimized software, yes, I know it's easier said than done but still.
    
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Hibernation uses as much room as you have ram, and how is that not effective because it uses hard drive space? I actually like using hibernate! starts up alot faster then from a normal reboot for me cause my crap is a bit slow and out dated lol.
 
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