500GB optical discs

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  1. dissonance

    dissonance reset OT Supporter

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    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,518118,00.html

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  2. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Cool tech. Lame example. I could think of so many more uses for a holographic disc than storing a bunch of pirated DVDs.
     
  3. DigiCrime

    DigiCrime If Only!

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    gives a whole new meaning to captains log star date 56789 or something :run:
     
  4. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    they've been working on holographic tech for YEARS. supposedly they could manufacture 100GB solid-state holographic disks for $1/ea even before they could make 25GB Blu-Ray discs that cheap.
     
  5. Fase

    Fase Your Face, In A Pickle Jar.

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    Like porn :eek3:
     
  6. deusexaethera

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    Dude, seriously. The only way I would buy a 500GB porn disc is if it was super-high-resolution, 3D, and interactive.
     
  7. dissonance

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    you may be on to something...
     
  8. SPACECATAZ

    SPACECATAZ New Member

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    Now they need to make holographic yugioh duels like Kaiba vs. Yugi.

    THE HEART OF THE CARDS. :bowdown:
     
  9. Krakerjak

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    I don't even want to imagine how long it would take to burn 500GB of data onto a disk.
     
  10. MrEous

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    I'm willing to bet the holographic technology won't be as slow as your typical cd/dvd burner.
     
  11. dobea

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    good for backups....may replace the good ol' tape drives?
     
  12. deusexaethera

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    The problem is the SATA cable will still run at its current limit.
     
  13. dissonance

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    Which by the time any product comes to market we will have SATA-III at 6Gb/s.

    But the cable/interface hasnt been the limiting factor so far...
     
  14. MrEous

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    Right?...there aren't any HDs out there that can get close to SATAs capabilities yet.
     
  15. 5Gen_Prelude

    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    Well, I'm pretty sure it still has a hole in the middle...
     
  16. cmsurfer

    cmsurfer ºllllllº

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  17. deusexaethera

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    So wrong...
     

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