Are Hard Drives DISAPPEARING?

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    Will mechanical hard drives soon be a thing of the past, or will they remain popular for years to come?
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Comentarios • 2 477

  • Aaron Wise
    Aaron Wise Hace 17 horas

    Could I use this for more storage space on my PlayStation 4?

  • Steeve Morel
    Steeve Morel Hace un día

    privacy is usa only

  • John Constantine
    John Constantine Hace un día

    How much for a 10T SSD ?
    So hard disks never gone...

  • Rios J
    Rios J Hace 2 días

    I just built a gaming pc with HDD at 7200rpm, 2 tb. I dont mind the waiting if you ask me lol im a very patient guy

  • Samin Yead
    Samin Yead Hace 2 días

    The obvious answer is no. You still need plenty of storage for games, with modern games often being more than 50 gigs. Hard drives can simply give you much higher storage at much lower price points. But SSD's because of their comparatively better affordability and way better speeds are becoming more of a thing. So it's not that hard drives are dying, but SSD's are 'living', if you would.

  • weirdwordcombo
    weirdwordcombo Hace 3 días

    There are use cases where storage speed does not matter. In that case I'm always going to buy HDD instead of SSD if its not just a bit cheaper ($ per GB)

  • MrManerd
    MrManerd Hace 4 días

    SSDs are a terrible choice for multi security camera setup that periodically deletes old footage to make space for new.

  • Karl Boerger
    Karl Boerger Hace 4 días

    As well price per gigabyte

  • Karl Boerger
    Karl Boerger Hace 4 días

    Last barrier is memory size.

  • Rishikesh Giridhar
    Rishikesh Giridhar Hace 6 días +7

    Linus : "Are hard drives disappearing?"
    Hardcore Gamers: "Oh I don't think so"

  • Edd 95
    Edd 95 Hace 7 días +7

    When a MacBook ssd fails as it is soldered to the motherboard the entirely computer has to thrown away

  • Enică Eduard
    Enică Eduard Hace 8 días

    I remember that intel 1tb ssd at 100$ is bad for loading large files of data, being slower than an HDD

  • DigNap15
    DigNap15 Hace 8 días

    SSD drives make good C drives.
    But many of us need D drives for our data.

  • DigNap15
    DigNap15 Hace 8 días

    No
    I keep buying more to store my Word Documents.
    I'm into 8 and 10TB hard drives

  • Black Briar
    Black Briar Hace 8 días

    Hard drives are disappearing, stealth 100

  • calikokat100
    calikokat100 Hace 8 días

    i hope so...

  • swampy
    swampy Hace 9 días

    Why like/dislike? It's like any publicity is good publicity.

  • Ashakari Singh
    Ashakari Singh Hace 9 días

    Don't hate me but... I think we should start having a central tape drive per household.

  • AndyTandy
    AndyTandy Hace 10 días

    *NO*

  • Levi Yarra
    Levi Yarra Hace 10 días

    hard drives better not be disappearing. I'll check my computer anyway just to be sure
    edit: don't worry, it's still there

  • Elliander Eldridge
    Elliander Eldridge Hace 10 días

    Follow up question : will the read and write speeds of magnetic storage, or more precisely the SATA connection, ever come close to what we are seeing with an SSD today? I mean, case in point I can buy an inexpensive 2 TB M.2 drive with 5 gigabytes per second or a high-end 8 TB pcie 4 card that uses 16 lanes to deliver 15 GB per second for a single drive.
    With ever-expanding capacities, a 100 terabyte hard drive would take forever to fill without similarly expanding connections.

  • MahaerHD: Rebooted
    MahaerHD: Rebooted Hace 10 días

    What? People are not calling SSDs hard drives?
    Well, I do...

  • J.Walter Swartz
    J.Walter Swartz Hace 10 días

    Egad! I hope not, that's where I keep all my stuff. esclips.com/video/1Wh2CruhrKk/vídeo.htmlm48s

  • Alverant
    Alverant Hace 10 días

    HDDs last longer than SSDs and can be rewritten more often.

  • Eine kleine Nachtmusik
    Eine kleine Nachtmusik Hace 10 días

    That's 174.9999999999 zetabytes of useless selfies.

  • Bruva Galathos
    Bruva Galathos Hace 11 días

    2TB for $60 is hard to turn down

  • Rainyalukas A
    Rainyalukas A Hace 11 días

    I 😂

  • Dan Howell
    Dan Howell Hace 11 días

    I have ahead more SSDs fail on me than hard drives. And when they go there is no warning. At least HDs always gave me some weird noises to tell me when they fail,

  • Pyroman /
    Pyroman / Hace 11 días

    Nah I rather the high powered magnet in the door frame to brink my drives

  • Zenkai76
    Zenkai76 Hace 12 días

    Yeah, I use SSD NVME for my OS/Programs/Games but use Mechanical HD for my media storage since the cost per GB is way cheaper.

  • Ikki Taku
    Ikki Taku Hace 12 días +1

    NO ... but we sure want to 🙌

  • BadEmpanada
    BadEmpanada Hace 13 días

    lol you forgot to put the cards in

  • Valeera
    Valeera Hace 13 días +1

    itll be another 5-10 yrs before ssds are cheap enough for mass/bulk storage 6-8 tb drives around 150 dollar range , so we wont see the end of reg hdds for awhile

  • Mr. Carroll Ware
    Mr. Carroll Ware Hace 14 días

    I hate HHD just for the simple fact defrag can take 12 hours .

    • Robbie Torkelsonn
      Robbie Torkelsonn Hace 13 días

      You don't have to defrag, windows automatically stores files continuously on disk. It's not 1994 anymore.

  • 3D Fer
    3D Fer Hace 14 días

    They won't as long as samsung keeps unexpectedly having electric shutdowns and floods.

  • Blackie Nuff
    Blackie Nuff Hace 14 días

    Less prone to failure?? BAHAHAHAHA...
    Maybe less prone to FREQUENCY of failure, but when an SSD fails? It fails HARD!! WAY worse than a platter.
    I'll stick with traditional HDDS, and anyone with any sense will do the same.
    But honestly? WHY can't people learn to use different formats IN TANDEM? Why must a new technology squeeze out an old one (if it's still proving useful on ANY level)? I thought this was the era of "inclusivity" and "diversity"? Why be "drive-ist"? Why can't ALL drives just get along and be accepted?

  • eternia reginleif
    eternia reginleif Hace 14 días

    Actually i prefer to store my data on hdd rather on ssd,
    Because i hate it when ssd suddenly died without showing any symptoms 😑😑

  • Omer Shomrat
    Omer Shomrat Hace 14 días +1

    I have 512 GB on my laptop's SSD, meaning I can keep 512,000 copies of "Dangerous Dave". Just sayin'.

  • Gargoyle
    Gargoyle Hace 15 días

    I use an HDD for large scale storage and an SSD for the OS and very important, non intrusive programs that are small. Plan to use some spare SSDs for certain games, but not on my boot drive.
    For whatever reason, this gets seen as weird. Don't come crying to me when a DRM fucks something up by being on the C drive.

  • besorgter Burger
    besorgter Burger Hace 15 días

    It seems to me that nowadays it's all about how to fit more and more storage space on limited hard disks. But alternative concepts to compete with (SATA-) SSDs are no longer pursued. For example SSHDs or hard disks with more or independent read/write heads. - Linus once made a video about hard disks with such read/write heads. But it seems that it was a concept that was presented at a trade show but never made it to the market.

  • Rich Foley
    Rich Foley Hace 15 días

    It's all about the SSD/HDD price ratio, which seems to hover around SSDs being more expensive than HDDs by 5-7x. Until this gap is closed there will be a market for HDDs.

  • GhostDog
    GhostDog Hace 15 días

    They are old tech but not useless. I run an ssd for a boot drive, an ssd for higher demand games, rest goes on an hhd. When i can get a ssd for the same price as a 2TB hhd, thats day mine disappears

  • Christopher John Elancheziyan

    50tb hdd, all the porn in the universe, in one single unit

    • TrackLab
      TrackLab Hace 13 días

      @Robbie Torkelsonn Oh I doubt that, thank you very much. Several video games take up to 100 GB already, not long and they will take up to 1 TB and more. Install a few games, and you got half of that 50TB drive full.

    • Robbie Torkelsonn
      Robbie Torkelsonn Hace 13 días

      @TrackLab it's enough space for way more then you will ever be able to watch in your entire life time

    • TrackLab
      TrackLab Hace 13 días +1

      HAHAHAHAHAHAHA 50 TB are not enough at ALL

  • Anym
    Anym Hace 16 días +3

    mind you, Linus has at least 1petabyte in that 175zetabyte total

  • Joe King
    Joe King Hace 16 días

    My HDDs are still there

  • Oz Pilot OzPilot
    Oz Pilot OzPilot Hace 16 días

    If 4DS is successful (Data Centre storage RERAM) and WeeBit with their RERAM I could see mechanical drives gone in 5 years.

  • Jesse MacDonough
    Jesse MacDonough Hace 16 días

    I don't think HDDs will ever disappear for good. I have a 4 TB and 2 TB HDD. I can't imagine the cost of those in SSDs, plus there's no need to have that kind of speed for file storage. The OS and applications that are installed though, definitely take advantage of the higher read/write speeds of SSDs.

  • Hjominbonrun
    Hjominbonrun Hace 16 días

    megabyte =1024KB so any other unit must be a power of 1024 and not of 10.

  • AvangionQ
    AvangionQ Hace 16 días

    SSD are 1TB, great for putting your OS, apps and games on them ... HD are 16TB, great for your big video files, backups and longterm storage needs ... good to have both, if possible.

  • Ring Neck
    Ring Neck Hace 17 días

    I compare mechanical hard drives to CRT TVs; and ssds to led tvs.
    We all know the lifespan of led tvs vs CRT tvs.

  • unluckybrando
    unluckybrando Hace 17 días

    You look like that dude from Linus tech tips

  • Centurion84
    Centurion84 Hace 17 días

    HDD Storage drives ftw

  • eksadiss
    eksadiss Hace 17 días

    What's the backstory of that computer falling off the table

  • Josh Aguirre
    Josh Aguirre Hace 18 días

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  • Poronite
    Poronite Hace 18 días

    I only have a 1TB 7200rpm HDD and it works just fine.

  • The Non Smoker
    The Non Smoker Hace 18 días

    Seagate drives I have used are the most shittiest ones 💩💩💩

  • Hard Knight
    Hard Knight Hace 18 días

    500 Gb Samsung 970pro to install visual studio,GTA 5,PUBG, CSGO, Battlefield 4 and another WD black 4TB to store single-player games and storing Videos... HDD is still relevant

  • Super Man
    Super Man Hace 18 días

    I refuse to buy ANY Seagate drives... In 15 years I have had about 20 different HDD's in various PC's and in that time I have only had 4 drive failures, and in 15 years I have only owned 4 Seagate drives... I have not had a single Seagate drive last more than 3 years, 2 lasted 3 years, 1 lasted 3 months and the last was about 2 years. Yes they were all HDD's and I haven't had a Segate SSD but I don't plan to have one in the future anyway. Most of my other drives have been WD drives. In 15 years I have not had a single WD drive fail.

  • subsrib to pewdepai
    subsrib to pewdepai Hace 19 días

    Are tape drives disappearing?!

    • Kernels
      Kernels Hace 15 días

      No. Archival storage.

  • sote ful
    sote ful Hace 19 días

    next video, could you use more indiscriminate hand gestures?