Tiny SD card has more storage than my whole computer

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Quantumcat, Sep 6, 2017.

  1. Dionicio3

    Dionicio3 Skiddo

    Member
    3,349
    6,655
    Feb 26, 2017
    United States
    Hollister, CA
    These network drive names are beautiful
     
    kikongokiller likes this.
  2. Alkéryn

    Alkéryn Moon Dweller ~

    Member
    1,600
    2,006
    Mar 15, 2015
    France
    Albategnius, Moon
    Well i have about 100TB of unused 3TB hard drive piled behind my door
     
  3. Shadowfied

    Shadowfied GBAtemp Addict

    Member
    2,091
    2,056
    Dec 6, 2014
    WHY
    ARE
    YOU
    NOT
    USING
    THEM
    HNGGGG
     
  4. urherenow

    urherenow GBAtemp Psycho!

    Member
    3,087
    938
    Mar 8, 2009
    United States
    Japan
    Am I the only one with several 2-4TB drives in a single computer? Can't add a pic, because I won't actually be home for a few more weeks.

    EDIT: :ninja: guess not :P

    100TB? Pics or it's a lie.
     
    Last edited by urherenow, Sep 6, 2017
  5. Alkéryn

    Alkéryn Moon Dweller ~

    Member
    1,600
    2,006
    Mar 15, 2015
    France
    Albategnius, Moon
    I'm short on sata cables
    but new ones are arriving xD
    also i want a NAS xD

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    I have 2 and 3TB drives
    and about 30 3TB drives outside my computer :P
     
    Shadowfied likes this.
  6. Shadowfied

    Shadowfied GBAtemp Addict

    Member
    2,091
    2,056
    Dec 6, 2014
    I can take a few of them off your hands in the meantime B^)
     
    TeamScriptKiddies and Alkéryn like this.
  7. Alkéryn

    Alkéryn Moon Dweller ~

    Member
    1,600
    2,006
    Mar 15, 2015
    France
    Albategnius, Moon
    Good luck with that
     
    Shadowfied likes this.
  8. Mikemk

    Mikemk GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Member
    1,717
    650
    Mar 26, 2015
    United States
    [​IMG]
    How do you all survive on so little? Ignore the ghost drives, they're empty USB ports that show up for some reason. I'd like to get a

    Wow, you're worse than me.
     
    Shadowfied likes this.
  9. CMDreamer

    CMDreamer GBAtemp Fan

    Member
    392
    163
    Oct 29, 2014
    Mexico
    Meanwhile, my set up. It's on my Netbook.

    hddSpace.png

    Those "Network Locations" (Ubicación de red), are FTP locations for connecting my Vita, smartphone and tablets wirelessly so I can browse its contents without installing an FTP software.

    And yes, I don't download everything I see, at least not anymore. I like to keep it simple but useful, also I don't use icons (shortcuts) on my desktop, they're useless for me.
     
  10. Mikemk

    Mikemk GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Member
    1,717
    650
    Mar 26, 2015
    United States
    I like the idea
     
  11. proflayton123

    proflayton123 Sakura思い

    Member
    6,007
    2,296
    Jan 11, 2016
    Japan
    日本
    I shall join in and post SoonTM
     
    TeamScriptKiddies likes this.
  12. DinohScene

    DinohScene Feed Dino to the Sharks

    Member
    GBAtemp Patron
    DinohScene is a Patron of GBAtemp and is helping us stay independent!

    Our Patreon
    17,611
    14,510
    Oct 11, 2011
    Antarctica
    В небо
    Send me a couple.
    I could use them for me server.
     
    TeamScriptKiddies and Alkéryn like this.
  13. migles

    migles GBAtemp Guru

    Member
    GBAtemp Patron
    migles is a Patron of GBAtemp and is helping us stay independent!

    Our Patreon
    7,400
    5,029
    Sep 19, 2013
    China
    Earth-chan
    my computer got 8GB of ram
    and my video card has 11GB of ram...

    :wtf:
     
    TeamScriptKiddies likes this.
  14. Alkéryn

    Alkéryn Moon Dweller ~

    Member
    1,600
    2,006
    Mar 15, 2015
    France
    Albategnius, Moon
    I can't sorry i'm allowed to use them but not to give them due to them containing possibly sensitive data
     
  15. wolfmankurd

    wolfmankurd GBAtemp Regular

    Member
    270
    106
    Jul 20, 2013
    First things first, an SD card makes for a poor primary memory. Far too unreliable, far worse than a SSD. Especially if you end up paging (somehow).
     
  16. StackMasher

    StackMasher GBAtemp Regular

    Member
    127
    60
    Nov 29, 2016
    Code:
    Disk /dev/sda: 111.8 GiB, 120034123776 bytes, 234441648 sectors
    Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
    Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    Disklabel type: dos
    Disk identifier: 0x55ed4cbc
    
    Device     Boot     Start       End   Sectors  Size Id Type
    /dev/sda1            2048 192499711 192497664 91.8G 83 Linux
    /dev/sda2  *    192499712 234441118  41941407   20G 83 Linux
    
    
    Disk /dev/sdb: 2.7 TiB, 3000592982016 bytes, 5860533168 sectors
    Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
    Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 4096 bytes
    I/O size (minimum/optimal): 4096 bytes / 4096 bytes
    Disklabel type: gpt
    Disk identifier: 652D4991-0940-4934-9037-F7B0FD4FAE34
    
    Device          Start        End    Sectors   Size Type
    /dev/sdb1     2121728 5843803368 5841681641   2.7T Linux filesystem
    /dev/sdb2     1060296    2120579    1060284 517.7M Microsoft basic data
    /dev/sdb5  5843804408 5860511999   16707592     8G Microsoft basic data
    
    Partition table entries are not in disk order.
     
  17. DarkIrata

    DarkIrata GBAtemp Fan

    Member
    436
    227
    Jun 12, 2015
    Gambia, The
    [​IMG]

    You can never have enough space. They fill up so fast </3
     
  18. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

    pip Reporter
    24,705
    10,805
    Nov 21, 2005
    United Kingdom
    Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
    udev 1.5G 4.0K 1.5G 1% /dev
    tmpfs 300M 1.5M 299M 1% /run
    /dev/sda6 46G 42G 1.8G 96% /
    none 4.0K 0 4.0K 0% /sys/fs/cgroup
    none 5.0M 0 5.0M 0% /run/lock
    none 1.5G 1.2M 1.5G 1% /run/shm
    none 100M 36K 100M 1% /run/user
    /dev/sda5 61G 60G 1.3G 98% /home
    /dev/sda3 180M 82M 85M 50% /boot

    Surprising amount of free space for me.

    Another one is IOPS. SD cards have awful values for this (influences random reads and writes, how fast data gets returned when there is a nice queue for it and to an extent general continuous speeds as well). The memory might be able to handle it but the little controller they stuff on them less so.
     
  19. Lacius

    Lacius GBAtemp Guru

    Member
    6,885
    3,037
    May 11, 2008
    United States
    I feel like noting that Western Digital/SanDisk unveiled their 400GB microSD card the other day.
     
    Zense and VinLark like this.
  20. VinLark

    VinLark This machine kills bourgeois sentimentality.

    Member
    4,261
    5,300
    Jun 11, 2016
    Trinidad and Tobago
    Psychosystem Denomination
    upload_2017-9-8_6-40-47.png
    I want more drives, and an SSD. "Things" is literally an old Xbox HDD..........
     
Loading...