Potential replacement for DVDs?

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    Potential replacement for DVDs?

    That is - when compared to this: http://www.geek.com/news/geeknews/20...0526030631.htm

    For those of you who are too lazy to visit, the article covers a patent that Iomega has made for an 850GB optical disc! Now who thinks the 4.7GB of DVDs is a lot?
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    >>imagine backing up all your porn on one disk.

    HAHAHAHA...

    And honestly... how much is this thing gonna cost?

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    This is certainly interesting, not alone because the multiplexing alone implies four times the transfer rates.
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    seems interesting, but I'm more interested in technologies like quantum computing and memory cubes... besides, I'm looking forward to terabyte HDD's... more specifically the ones that will be spinning in the case beside me :P
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    ...I will need 3 of these (1:10am EST Sat May 28 2005)
    to store my porn - by Yuri HA from México

    It's.... (12:30pm EST Sat May 28 2005)
    ......just me or this sound a lot like HVD??

    PS:right now, all my porn can't full even a single layer DVD, so I don't think I'll need this for a while. - by CrazyMF

    hello (9:19pm EST Sat May 28 2005)
    I have around 1 gig of Porn. How much do you have? - by sony
    pffft, amateurs

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