The Laptop with 100TB Storage!!

  • Published: 01 June 2019
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    Want to give your Thunderbolt 3 equipped laptop 100TB of storage? We explain how to set up Areca's 8050T3-12 DAS, which RAID to use, and why you would want to do any of this in the first place.

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Comments • 1 952

  • Andrew O'Sullivan
    Andrew O'Sullivan  6 days back

    Does anyone know if the 6 bay version of this also allows for plugging in different hard drives over time?

    • Boris Fett
      Boris Fett  1 weeks back

      RAID 10 with hybrid SAS drives would be the enterprise way to do it.

      • Edgar Renje
        Edgar Renje  2 weeks back

        And I'm sitting here still copying my data from my old RAID 1 12 TB NAS to my new RAID 5 60 TB one.

        • MeoWffle CAT
          MeoWffle CAT  2 weeks back

          6:25 says 'Massive Capacity' but he has a server that has 10x the amount of storage.

          • Louis LB.
            Louis LB.  3 weeks back

            "Oh wow, this guy has a weird deep voice" ... "Oh wow, it's not he's"

            • awesomeferret
              awesomeferret  3 weeks back

              So, it isn't a laptop with 100 TB of storage. Hey everyone, look at my HTC Evo 4G with 100TB of storage! This is a bit too much clickbait even for LMG.

              • Thomas Bryde Jepsen
                Thomas Bryde Jepsen  3 weeks back

                Accepted. Bigger file storage.

                • D-thec- tieve
                  D-thec- tieve  3 weeks back

                  Qnap has a nas with both thunderbolt and nas functionality. Coud you guys check that out?

                  • Marc Gutt
                    Marc Gutt  3 weeks back

                    @Linus Please build a NAS with DUAL mSATA 2.5 inch adapter cases inside of a QNAP QDA-A2AR. It does not make sense, but could be fun as it is a RAID, inside a RAID, inside a RAID :D

                    • Alexis Lamboy
                      Alexis Lamboy  3 weeks back

                      Linus is the king of slipping in commercials in a truly classic way.

                      • Sebastian Reichmann
                        Sebastian Reichmann  4 weeks back

               that video was sort of pointless. Also...if there's a somebody in your company who's not out of probation yet or has been fired since shooting the video, maybe consider re-shooting or editing him out. Because pixelated faces and scrambled voices are weird....

                        • SCP 1471 wolf
                          SCP 1471 wolf  4 weeks back

                          What would 1000 tb be called?!?

                          • Yotus Jr.
                            Yotus Jr.  4 weeks back

                            My nana would love this, I think everyone can relate with their grandparent taking 0138493929283849493928283848392 pictures a day

                            • Papa Robotnik
                              Papa Robotnik  4 weeks back

                              Very classy intro. Smooth, warm and hip. Good work on the paint job of the set.

                              • Pamela Husky
                                Pamela Husky  1 months back

                                How heavy is that compared to a Dell Optiplex GX650? That's what I use to bring to a coffee shop when I had no laptop.

                                • Eric Oyen
                                  Eric Oyen  1 months back

                                  last item, the newest SD Card specification was released a few months back. So, expect to see 127 TB SD cards hitting the market in about 2 years. Also, given their price point, they will still be cheaper than this setup and still have full bi-directional transfer speeds in excess of 1 GB/sec. Now, *THATS* portable!

                                  • Eric Oyen
                                    Eric Oyen  1 months back

                                    btw, you guys really need to do a show for those of us who live on a normal income and can't afford this expensive stuff. How about something in the sub $1,500 range?

                                    • Eric Oyen
                                      Eric Oyen  1 months back

                                      well, this certainly sounds like a boss device and would be perfect for some home installations, however, it's price is a lot more than most home video editing enthusiasts would be willing to pay. just the enclosure alone (no HDD's) is $2,499 not including taxes and shipping (free shipping on amazon, btw) and the SAS HDD's you would need for this are not cheap either. Prices range from a low of $250 to as high as $499 (depending on features). So, lets see how much this would cost if we used this particular enclosure and 12 of the Seagate Exos HDD ST12000NM0027 12TB (about $349 each not including shipping from newegg). Total cost (not including taxes or shipping) $6,687. For a low to mid range quality DAS for video editing in a professional setting, not too shabby. However, for the home video enthusiast, very pricey!

                                      • renderdreality
                                        renderdreality  1 months back

                                        Linus, when are you going to replacewhatever that makes you have to keep touching your hup during filming? It is distracting seeing you do this multiple times per min.

                                        • Cory D
                                          Cory D  1 months back

                                          now thats the storage I need....damn porn takes up a lot of room

                                          • Pratibha Borusu
                                            Pratibha Borusu  1 months back

                                            Wow! 120,000 GB!

                                            • ZabavlenieBezkrai
                                              ZabavlenieBezkrai  1 months back

                                              Whyw are you using this weak overpriced laptop? No surprise people are ashamed of using it and don't want their faces to be shown :D

                                              • mph8er
                                                mph8er  1 months back

                                                So, my OCD is triggered. RAID 5 doesn't use a dedicated parity drive (that's a RAID 3, which isn't really used much anymore). It stripes the parity across the drives in the array. It takes up the capacity of one drive, but it is evenly distributed across all the drives.

                                                • Jubulburb Wuldrd
                                                  Jubulburb Wuldrd  1 months back

                                                  When you are a 10+ years Mac user, and had no idea you can put external drive to trash to eject it. And also heard it from Linus. Fail.

                                                  • Justin Wynne
                                                    Justin Wynne  1 months back

                                                    Wow so portable

                                                    • Monoman2345
                                                      Monoman2345  1 months back

                                                      Editing guy: works for LTT, and doesn't want to be seen online.... lol

                                                      • Taal
                                                        Taal  1 months back

                                                        dat laptop flip at the end <3

                                                        • Panayiotis Toumazou
                                                          Panayiotis Toumazou  1 months back

                                                          In other news, mine laptop has 1gb ram and only have music and some videos

                                                          • Andris Skullcandy
                                                            Andris Skullcandy  1 months back

                                                            When Linus pronounc. the sponsor, he do the face that i do,- when my girl goin n*de.

                                                            • stikfamaster2
                                                              stikfamaster2  1 months back

                                                              Why did I just get a notification for this, after I saw it?

                                                              • Sherlock Holmes
                                                                Sherlock Holmes  1 months back

                                                                DAS it, mang??

                                                                • sudheer lucky
                                                                  sudheer lucky  1 months back

                                                                  My look on that small speaker with was attached to wall mounted table 😋😋😋

                                                                  • Ryan Stallard
                                                                    Ryan Stallard  1 months back

                                                                    There are laptops that can do 10TB SSD with PCI.

                                                                    • David Neorchik
                                                                      David Neorchik  1 months back

                                                                      That single cable though. Fucking magic

                                                                      • RubberBoa
                                                                        RubberBoa  1 months back

                                                                        Linus is the god of spinning laptops between his palms.

                                                                        • Khairo
                                                                          Khairo  1 months back

                                                                          lets take this to cofee shop

                                                                          • shane snyder
                                                                            shane snyder  1 months back

                                                                            linus my i7 dided on me and im broke to fix it

                                                                            • george park
                                                                              george park  1 months back

                                                                              what a waste

                                                                              • whiteandnerdytuba
                                                                                whiteandnerdytuba  1 months back

                                                                                There’s also a laptop with a petabyte in your office. Ffs

                                                                                • WynterCharm
                                                                                  WynterCharm  1 months back

                                                                                  10:49 is that a freaking HomePod!?

                                                                                  LINUS... HOW COULD YOU!?

                                                                                  • Jeffrey Farmer
                                                                                    Jeffrey Farmer  1 months back

                                                                                    i know who your editor is

                                                                                    • michael jeacock
                                                                                      michael jeacock  1 months back

                                                                                      next on linus tech tips a mobile phone that lets you travel at over 200mph. all you need is usb lead, a usb cigarette charger adapter and a mclaren F1.

                                                                                      • docwerkers
                                                                                        docwerkers  1 months back

                                                                                        Just a friendly warning. We bought this exact same Areca enclosure for our small video production outfit and would not recommend if you are looking for fast storage. Yes, it's blazing fast at first, over 2300 MB/s on our workstations. But when you fill up the drives past 30% the read speed drops significantly, to a mere 400MB/s in our case. Their European customer support was really friendly and went as far as to replicate our situation on their machines. They concluded our unit was behaving as expected and that those speeds drops are normal. They suggested we swap the HDDs for SSD's. Right. Bought a qnap nas instead, very solid. We now use the areca as a backup for the qnap, so I guess it's not completely useless.

                                                                                        • Ewen Chan
                                                                                          Ewen Chan  1 months back

                                                                                          I would love to know what someone would do if the volume bit (no pun intended) the dust.

                                                                                          • Game Boi
                                                                                            Game Boi  1 months back

                                                                                            But why just why?

                                                                                            • CamoAssassin00
                                                                                              CamoAssassin00  1 months back

                                                                                              "For people who freelance at a coffee shop"

                                                                                              Macbook Pro
                                                                                              DAS and drives
                                                                                              A backup for the DAS (If youre taking it to the coffee shop vibrations may always damage the drives...)

                                                                                              I dont think freelance starbucks workers are that rich Linus...Just, bruh

                                                                                              • TheRealMrRoboto
                                                                                                TheRealMrRoboto  1 months back

                                                                                                Need NAS not DAS - Linus PLEASE FIX. iSCSI via 5G Please.

                                                                                                • Ferhan Enes Şahinler
                                                                                                  Ferhan Enes Şahinler  1 months back

                                                                                                  Seeing that censored editor felt like Japanese JAV.