Hard Drive and SSD Shortages Could Be Imminent If New Cryptocurrency Blooms

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Hard Drive and SSD Shortages Could Be Imminent If New Cryptocurrency Blooms

Post by Moogle Stiltzkin » Sun Apr 18, 2021 12:10 am


https://www.tomshardware.com/news/hard- ... ncy-blooms

discussion trending
https://www.reddit.com/r/DataHoarder/co ... ge_as_new/
Was thinking about a post on something like Storj, Sia, Filecoin or something else 😅

This is very different.
Filecoin and sia actually store useful data and reduce the need for individuals to buy storage space.
Chia creates an entirely new usecase for hard drives, therefore competing directly with anyone who wants to use Hard drives to actually store Data they need.

as if graphics cards hoarding by crypto miners wasnt enuff (making availability for gamers scarce and more expensive), now there is a possibility that the same could happen to hard drives and maybe even ssds :shock:

this is bad news :S

these youtubes explain what da hek is chia :x


linus warned us about this 3 years ago :shock:

anyway my point is, depending on how this trend goes, it may negatively affect hdd/ssd prices for people who actually use them for things like their qnap nas etc. maybe buy hdd sooner rather than later perhaps? :' i'm not due yet but i'm keeping watch on how this goes.
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