Ah 200GB of POWAR!

I managed to get a 2GB super high-speed CF card yesterday…after going to about 15 shops and them all having NO STOCK (It was RM330 for the Kingston Elite-Pro 50x 2GB).

So I thought I’d better get a new HDD aswell, seen as though my whole PC has only 3-4GB free space (with a 2GB memory card in the camera, that won’t last long!).

200GB Western Digital SATA drive (8MB Cache), pretty cheap now at RM295.

w00t

Welcome to the newest edition to the gadget family.

Ok now just left…tripod, SB800 speedlight, polarizing filter and a nice Lowepro bag, then I’m ready to shoot you and you and you, yes indeed.

I did a little experimenting with the camera yesterday, might post some pictures later, but I don’t think anyone is online today.

Oh well, off to clean the appt then, it’s filthy!

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10 Responses to Ah 200GB of POWAR!

  1. RIAA June 12, 2006 at 9:19 am #

    we are interested in your G drive. please answer the knocking on the door. kthxbai

  2. MPAA June 12, 2006 at 9:19 am #

    now now, how did you fill up that J drive?

  3. pinolobu June 12, 2006 at 9:39 am #

    where do you keep your work stuff, in F? I assume you put the programs in C also.

    mine’s something like this (one 60GB hdd only…):
    C for OS, D for programs, E for work data, F for backup (drivers, installation files etc), G for miscellaneous (i.e. non work), H for experiments(eg VM for other OSes etc), I is the DVD burner.

    Periodic backup to 80GB external hard disk.

  4. Paul Tan June 12, 2006 at 12:06 pm #

    I just got myself a 250GB WD 8MB SATA 2 weeks ago.

  5. ShaolinTiger June 12, 2006 at 1:28 pm #

    RIAA: All legally encoded mp3s from my own CD collection.

    MPAA: With free open source porn of course 😀

    pinolobu: Yah code HTML etc is in F, backed up to portable HDD and Gmail. I used to seperate programs and Windows, but I don’t any more as I find it easier to install the applications on C and install the drivers then when I’m done Ghost the partition, if you install the applications on D it makes it complicated.

    Paul Tan: Yeah the SATA price point is very low now, good value. I’ll probably get another SATA in a couple of months for backups.

  6. Intensecure June 12, 2006 at 3:23 pm #

    Do you leave a UV filter on the lens at all times as protection? I used to, then decided that I have never really damaged a lens over the years, even with some pretty basic cleaning techniques, and reading this made me feel better about it – http://www.luminous-landscape.com/columns/sm-feb-05.shtml
    A circular polariser is of course essential! Nothing like deep blue skies…*looks out of window at haze, sigh.

  7. ShaolinTiger June 12, 2006 at 3:36 pm #

    Intensecure: Nah won’t bother, modern lenses are pretty hardy and the glass is recessed anyway, with a little care it would be hard to scratch, I really want a circular polarizer tho. RM197 but no stock for the D70s kit lens.

  8. Matthew June 12, 2006 at 6:10 pm #

    why not get a SATA 2?

  9. KY June 13, 2006 at 3:42 pm #

    it’s only porn & pics, why need SATA2, watch porn in 10x speed?

  10. malcolmchoy June 13, 2006 at 10:32 pm #

    wow…that’s a huge hdd 🙂