Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Gareth Halfacree, 9 Aug 2013.
Don't get excited just yet, though.
Misread the title as "Skyrim breakthrough could boost hard drive capacities"
So long GMR & TMR! I wonder if this will arrive before HAMR?
Bet the two-decade-out-of-date myth that you need to overwrite x times with 0s/1s/random data/deadbeef won't die though.
Frankly, we'll be lucky if it arrives before the singularity. It's a long road from a 4-bit 'storage device' that needs a scanning tunnelling microscope as a read/write head to something you can stick in your desktop...
Me too with the Skyrim.
Perhaps there will be a future skyrim mod that uses all of the space of a skyrimion hard disk?
Wait for BSkyB to sue them, à la Skydrive.
I used to care about magnetic hard drives, then I took an arrow in the knee.
Could've been worse mate you could've caught an SSD
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