posted on Nov, 23 2012 @ 04:20 PM
Originally posted by shadowland8
Seems pointless, optical media is dying and to some is already long dead. Focus on SSDs please, or other storage solutions that I'm not even unaware
edit on 19/11/12 by shadowland8 because: (no reason given)
Optical media will be around for a long time yet in it's current form. Never mind with the additions of terrabyte scale discs to come in the near
Sure, a lot of people go down the digital route to download & stream their games, music, movies etc. It first gets downloaded to their computers, but
what happens when they want to clear some space or want a portable/physical backup for whatever! Do you run out & buy a new internal or external hard
drive, a tiny capacity flash drive, or a bunch of cheap discs in whatever size you need,
SSD's are crazy, crazy expensive & even a half-price reduction wouldn't make them still anywhere near as cheap as physical media nor as convenient
or as portable or as disposable for that matter.
With game consoles & HD media requiring discs & being more popular than ever...that means discs are here to stay!