quote: Sandforce-controller based models can actually be damaged by being filled by compressed video.
quote: How many average consumers do you think use more than 100GB of storage space?
quote: Got data? You're not a typical user. Get a NAS and put some TB HDsin it!
quote: PC games are being relegated to a niche it seems. Consoles are the mainstream game systems these days and what most developers target because that's where the $$$ is.
quote: You can still buy a 320GB HDD for a lot less than a 128GB SSD.
quote: I'm not saying SSD's don't have benefits, but I still don't see a reason for normal users to rush out an buy them.
quote: I think its more a case of taking advantage of the situation. In the end it will come down to supply and demand. If they wind up with excess inventory (and at some point they will) prices will drop and drop fast. I highly doubt this will last until 2014.
quote: I imagine the HDD manufacturers are looking at this as a lesson learned.
quote: (China has a special exception allowing export of RE metals to Taiwan for the purpose of manufacture)