Terrabyte of disk drive space now possible for desktop PCs

Wow. With the current latest Serial ATA drives (and also regular parallel ATA133 drives) now reaching 500GB, just two of these puppies in your desktop will give you a terrabyte of online storage.

This seems like an out of this world quantity of drive space, but with many home users filling their drives full of MP3s, digital photos, digitial movies, and the ever increasing size of (Microsoft) bloatware, 1,000GB doesn’t seem that crazy nowdays, although just a few years back this would have seen like science fiction.

And the price is not out of reach either. One 500GB drive from Hitachi will set you back somewhere between $380 – $430 (check current prices on http://www.pricewatch.com/

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