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The best desktop developments of 2010: Really cheap storage

 

The best of 2010: Really cheap storage

Really cheap storage

Storage is getting cheaper, but how low can it go? Your average laptop now has more disk space than some mainframes, and prices continue to drop. A 64 GB USB drive costs around $150 (just don't lose the thing without password-protecting or encrypting it, please). The same amount of money will buy you at least a couple of 2 TB hard drives. Remember when a single-gigabyte SCSI drive cost $1,000? Of course, back then, DOS programs occupied only a few kilobytes before we needed to store our entire CD and DVD collections and take them with us.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
David Strom is a freelance writer and professional speaker based in St. Louis. He is former editor in chief of TomsHardware.com, Network Computing magazine and DigitalLanding.com. Read more from Strom at Strominator.com.


This was first published in December 2010

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