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I kind of dread the file size of next gen games for pc.

#11ajko000Posted 10/3/2013 9:44:58 PM
What with the rise of SSD I am ready.

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#12ZukkusPosted 10/3/2013 10:00:20 PM
In general, maximum hard drive space tends to get bigger every generation, not smaller.
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#13GTRagnarokPosted 10/3/2013 10:00:38 PM
dlf posted...
I'd LOVE if google fiber came to Texas, 10+ MB a second? It'd take like 20 minutes to download to Arkham City . . . .


Pssh, 10 MB/s? Google Fiber is a gigabit connection, good for 100+ MB/s (assuming the download servers can handle it). That's approaching many hard drives' sequential write speed.
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#14JonWood007Posted 10/3/2013 10:11:50 PM
Enigma149 posted...
Of course file sizes will grow.

That said, internet speeds will rise, and storage space will grow, too.


Lol. Considering ISPs/cable companies in America....no, just no.

"Oooh, you want faster internet with no data caps? Well let me give you the name of the other ISP...oh wait, we're the only one in town! I guess you gotta just deal with what we give you!"
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#15_GRIM_FANDANGO_Posted 10/3/2013 11:08:09 PM(edited)
I kind of don't

Disk space and download speed is not an issue now for most people, and will be even less of an issue going forward.
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#16BlueRamzaPosted 10/3/2013 11:11:06 PM
waits for the first ever 100Mb video game. cricket chirp in the background
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#17Treason686Posted 10/3/2013 11:27:17 PM
JonWood007 posted...
Enigma149 posted...
Of course file sizes will grow.

That said, internet speeds will rise, and storage space will grow, too.


Lol. Considering ISPs/cable companies in America....no, just no.

"Oooh, you want faster internet with no data caps? Well let me give you the name of the other ISP...oh wait, we're the only one in town! I guess you gotta just deal with what we give you!"


It's a matter of logistics. The US is so spread out.
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#18AcquirePosted 10/3/2013 11:30:19 PM
I doubt they're going to get that much bigger. PS3 had some massive exclusive games on it, which were mainly huge just because they could be. The average for PC games is about 10GB right now. It'll go up slowly, but not a huge jump from 10 to all games being 30 GB anytime soon. By then hopefully SSDs are a lot cheaper and internet speeds increase. I really hope for fiber starts spreading a lot faster.
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#19CC RicersPosted 10/3/2013 11:54:16 PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Fiber

Time Magazine on September 14, 2012, said that rather than wanting to actually operate as an internet service provider, the company was just hoping to shame the major cable operators into improving their service so that Google searches could be done faster.

Hey, Google? I can see your plan to run more traffic into your site, but sorry, it's not very effective, the ISPs not scared enough yet. Fiber needs to really go gung-ho and spread to all the major cities. Google may be the BIG BOYS but these companies won't flinch until they knock right at their door.

An ISP won't be good enough until every user experiences bandwidth surplus, more bandwidth than they can make use of.
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#20LostHisHardcorePosted 10/4/2013 12:02:17 AM
Well seeing as they'll probably only fill the extra space with uncompressed audio, I'm not to bothered
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