300GB Blu-Ray Successor by 2015

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  1. EvilMakiPR
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    Sony and Panasonic have teamed up to bring a new Disc. This new Disc will able to store at least 300GB and both companies hope to have it on the market in 2015.

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  2. Necron

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    That's cool, but I guess this will be used in movies/games only? Since pretty much nobody backs up info on disc anymore.
     
  3. Lacius

    Lacius GBAtemp Guru

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    Things like this combined with H.265 makes me excited for the future.
     
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  4. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    These aren't those so-called hologram video discs I've heard so much about, are they?
     
  5. Hop2089

    Hop2089 Cute>Hot

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    Anime will be supporting 4K once those are in circulation of course that will make importing those more expensive.

    I'm curious abut the region coding, they should stick to the BD standard so I don't have get a region 0 player like I did with DVD.
     
  6. Qtis

    Qtis Grey Knight Inquisitor

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    Probably yeah on the home backup side. Still it's useful to make hard copies of larger servers every once in a while. Even today, it's possible to make bigger hickups (latest was my Uni's mail list server that broke and their backup was from a year ago, even with a RAID server <__<). In other words, business side (especially smaller servers).

    Alas, 300 GB is relatively easy to get combined by raw 1080p (4k in the future?) video and raw images. Discs > HDDs > Flash in terms of reliability. :P

    BD is region coded, but most are coded by default for all regions. Hopefully they just get rid of the region coding since there is pretty much no technical reason for it any more. Not to mention the success of the relatively region free BDs!
     
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  7. ProtoKun7

    ProtoKun7 GBAtemp Time Lord Regenerations: 4

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    Whatever happened to the holodisc?
     
  8. Hop2089

    Hop2089 Cute>Hot

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    It's still too early for that.
     
  9. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    That's what I'd like to know

    Edit: got ninja'd by Hop2089
     
  10. Foxi4

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  11. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    Holy flerking schnit! And I thought Panasonic developing SD cards >128 GB was crazy
     
  12. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ Melodramatic fool

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    And yet I bet with all that space, they will still only put 3 episodes of an anime on one disk and charge 50$ for it.
     
  13. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    Fixed that for ya :P
     
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  14. Guild McCommunist

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    People actually buy anime?
     
  15. Hop2089

    Hop2089 Cute>Hot

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    lol

    but i doubt they'll do that, it'll be the same 2 episode formula with 4K capability and an increase to around $120 per volume.
     
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  16. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    I know I don't buy them.... I....have my ways of watching them though.:creep:
     
  17. Hop2089

    Hop2089 Cute>Hot

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    I buy at least 3 anime (counting both imports and licensed) a year.
     
  18. PityOnU

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    This thing must be absolutely flooded with data redundancy and CRC's. A single scratch on one of these would obliterate a lot of data.
     
  19. Gabbynaruto

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    And here I am still using 8 GB DVDs for backups... Man, I'm so lagging behind times...
     
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  20. lismati

    lismati Speedrunner in practice

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    Yes.
    Sorry, I'll remain faithful to my LaserDiscs. And Betamax tapes.
     
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