Kingston Unveils 1 TB Flash Drive

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Jan 8, 2013
  1. Gahars
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    Do you have an aching need to take tons of pornographic pirated totally legitimate content wherever you go? Are conventional flash drives just not cutting it for you? Can you sit through another rhetorical question?

    Well, then, don't worry, because it looks like Kingston's got you more than covered.
    [​IMG] Techgage

    "Flash... DRIVE! It'll store almost everything!"

    Now, there's no word on pricing yet. They'll be offering a tinier variant first (and by "tiny", I mean 512 gb), which will go for $1337 (Get it?) upon release. So yeah, don't expect this to come cheap. And while you may be saying, "That tera-bites," keep in mind that this isn't really intended for the consumer market. This is probably aimed more at business professionals.

    Still, it's a pretty impressive achievement, and seeing how quickly technology marches on, we may only be years away from a more consumer friendly model. This certainly won't be a flash drive in the pan.

    Unlike its namesake, let's all hope the Predator isn't invisible in the marketplace.
     
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    OMG I WANTZ!!!!!! -=Throws money at screen n trys to grab=- mine?
     
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    Are you throwing enough money at the screen?

    This is impressive, and I eagerly await a cheaper, consumer model.
     
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    I think I am :unsure:

    In all seriousness, this does interest me. Hopefully it's cheaper than an external hard drive.
     
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    wow this is awesome! it's small and portable too! imagine just sticking this in the back of a wii or on a ps3 your good to go :)
     
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    I honestly doubt it. :P
     
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    nice a safe place to store all my Japanese puke girl porn
     
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    If the smaller version is really going to cost $1337...
     
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    I'll wait another 5-10 years and then might get one.
    I'll stick to cheap conventional hard drives for now
     
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    HOLY SHIT!

    Never mind, I am just going to buy a 1TB external hard drive at WalMart for 80$ instead.

    Edit: Also, lol 1337, I see what they did there.
     
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    if it costs that much then they can forget it.
     
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    Expensive but the price will certainly go down quite fast (by fast I mean in a year or two, I remember the time when a 32GB key was like >200$ now for 25$ you can have one...).
     
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    This would be ideal for storing all those nice games that I like to play via a USB loader. Instead of a bulky HDD, I could use a flash drive.. Tempting, but only after a few years. Current price? No thanks.
     
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    Early adopters. 'Nuff said. It's not like everyone buys the first batch of new CPUs or new Graphics cards either. Once the tech starts to mature, we'll see more consumer friendly prices.
     
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    Meh, a 1 TB usb hdd is still small enough for my pocket -- and at .05 of the price.

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    Did you say 240MB read time?
    <spits out sour grapes, buys powerball tickets>
     
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    Knew this would happen.
    In 10 years I'll have one of these, mark my words! :ph34r:
     
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    Wow, that much storage will be built into everything anyways by the time we can all afford one. (I know I know not portable)
     
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    yea what ever happened to multiple tb sd and micro sd cards talked about at ces like 2 or 3 years ago?
    can you say planned obsolescence

    probably made in some foxconn shithole in shenzen for 3 cents ,and they will try to sell for 900 gazzillion% markup

    why not just sell it for $5 ,and sell millions ,instead of selling like 1000 for 5000
    we know they cost fuckall to produce
    at the markup rate its still more profitable to sell more for less
     

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