NTT Sets New Download Record at 14 Terabytes Per Second

Discussion in 'Computer Forum' started by lord_neo, Oct 20, 2006.

  1. lord_neo

    lord_neo Guest

    The Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation has set a new data transfer record using fiber optics, topping out the old record by 4 Terabytes per second.

    The speed was achieved over a 100-mile-long fiber optic cable, improving upon the previous 10 terabyte per second record by almost half. At 14 terabytes per second the transfer rate would be the



    http://techfreep.com/ntt-sets-download-record-at-14-terabytes-per-second.htm
     
  2. Morbid_Angel

    Morbid_Angel Sid the sloth

    Wow congratz to NTT. Now what they gon do with such speeds?
     
  3. Morbid_Angel

    Morbid_Angel Sid the sloth

    ^
    That's it? No fun =(
     
  4. death_metal_fan

    death_metal_fan oh goody, it's a woody!

    Download porn of course..
     
  5. g0g0l

    g0g0l ! SpAm

    :shock:
    The main problem is, u wouldn't be able to utilize this speed even if u have it, coz no server in the world has that kinda upload speed....But Bittorrent networks would be heavenly ......
     
  6. Morbid_Angel

    Morbid_Angel Sid the sloth

    I only desire speed for superfast online computer gaming.
     
  7. g0g0l

    g0g0l ! SpAm

    nicely thought :)
     
  8. alpha1

    alpha1 I BLUES!

    Bwahahahahaahaaaaa

    Kids these days (eg. arnold) have no sense of imagination.
     
  9. Iraqita_EP

    Iraqita_EP New Member

    wen will dis sort of speed be commercial?
     
  10. g0g0l

    g0g0l ! SpAm

    ^^I guess never.....Even if it does, the price will be too high for most of us...
     
  11. Double Click

    Double Click New Member


    I remember when they said this about 512Kbps connections.. and look whats happening.
     
  12. g0g0l

    g0g0l ! SpAm

    ^^^haha...I keep my fingers crossed for that :p: :)
     
  13. alpha1

    alpha1 I BLUES!

    But then there is a difference.

    The internet speed howsoever much fast, doesnt make any sense if the hardisk read/write speed is less.

    when 512 kb/s internet was initially offered, the harddisk r/w speed was still > 10 Mb/s
     
  14. g0g0l

    g0g0l ! SpAm

    ^^Rightly said,,.....the HD Data transfer speed wouldn't be so high.Even if we get that connection, the best speed will be the HD max data transfer speed.......c'mon! 14terabytes is not a game :p:
     
  15. g0g0l

    g0g0l ! SpAm

    or.....make a 60000RPM HD...:p:
     

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