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Memory required for movie in hard disk

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January 9, 2012 3:57:08 AM

nearly 700 movies each will run for one and half an hour. to store it how much memory is needed in a hard disk? or any other device have the capacity to store?
January 9, 2012 4:07:16 AM

Figure about 4.5 to 9 Gig per movie, on a 1Tb drive you can fit at least 100 movies
January 9, 2012 4:11:04 AM

No, you will not need that much space. You should be storing them in a compressed format (such as H.264) which means they should take up about 700 MB each.

Total Space needed:
0.7 GB * 700 = 490 GB

I would recommend going with at least a 750 GB hard drive to store your movies.
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