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Title: New HARD DISK in the world
Post by: naape on March 14, 2007, 09:11:52 AM
Dear friends,

Before 10 or 15 years the capacities of hard disk were very small. Becoze of  new technology capacities of Hard drives grew bigger. These days people invented 1TB Hard disk. Isn't that amazing


(http://img143.imageshack.us/img143/5315/terabite1harddiskep0.jpg) (http://imageshack.us)

# Bits
# 1 bit: A binary decision

# Bytes (8 Bits)
# 1 byte: A single character
# 10 bytes: A single word
# 100 bytes: A sentence

# Kilobyte (1024 Bytes)
# 1 Kilobyte: A page of text
# 10 Kilobytes: The size of this web page
# 100 Kilobytes: A compressed computer image OR a long essay

# Megabyte (1024 Kilobyte)
# 1 Megabyte: A small novel OR A 3.5 inch floppy disk
# 2 Megabytes: A high resolution photograph
# 5 Megabytes: The complete works of Shakespeare
# 10 Megabytes: A minute of high-fidelity sound
# 100 Megabytes: 1 meter of shelved books
# 500 Megabytes: A CD-ROM

# Gigabyte (1024 Megabyte)
# 1 Gigabyte: A symphony in high-fidelity sound OR A movie at TV quality
# 2 Gigabytes: 20 meters of shelved books
# 10 Gigabytes: A good collection of the works of Beethoven
# 20 Gigabytes: A VHS tape used for digital data
# 50 Gigabytes: A floor of books
# 100 Gigabytes: A floor of academic journals

# Terabyte (1024 Gigabyte)
# 1 Terabyte: 50000 trees made into paper and printed
# 2 Terabytes: An academic research library
# 10 Terabytes: The printed collection of the US Library of Congress
# 100 Terabytes: The entire internet

# Petabyte (1024 Terabyte)
# 1 Petabyte: 3 years of EOS data
# 10 Petabytes: All US academic research libraries
# 100 Petabytes: All printed material

# Exabyte (1024 Petabyte)
# 1 Exabytes: All words ever spoken by human beings.

# Zettabyte (1024 Exabyte)

# Yottabyte (1024 Zettabyte)
Title: Re: New HARD DISK in the world
Post by: weli_polonga on March 14, 2007, 09:40:08 AM
Start thinking for a word that will equal 1024 Yatabytes coz we will have them installed on Personal Computers in about another 35 years.
Title: Re: New HARD DISK in the world
Post by: Dax on August 12, 2007, 07:46:58 PM
Technology Grow Fast machan.. I don't think it will take 35 years for this to take place
Title: Re: New HARD DISK in the world
Post by: naape on August 13, 2007, 10:47:35 PM
I hope some one will introduce Terrabyte USB pen drives sooner.
Title: Re: New HARD DISK in the world
Post by: jeewaka on August 15, 2007, 12:33:59 PM
Flash technology will move faster than any thing else. No sooner it is on the way. it will come in another weeks time.
Title: Re: New HARD DISK in the world
Post by: Sudeera on September 24, 2007, 12:00:25 AM
Wow , thats like.. Massive, large, very large indeed

But I am happy with my 80 GB Hard disc.  :D