Reply to post: The price is astronomical, but..

Samsung is now shipping a 15TB whopper of an SSD. Farewell, spinning rust


The price is astronomical, but..

This device exists, it can be made, it has been made.

The price is high because people are willing to pay for it - Samsung has spent gazillions on R&D, fabbing and all the rest that they need to recover - but the actual cost of physically producing these things is I suspect pretty reasonable.

I can't see spinning discs ever beating this on capacity. They can shingle, they can fill it with Helium, but magnetic drives are now officially dead. I'm calling it.

I will not mourn their passing.

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