Just a quick followup note from a thread I did on Twitter yesterday on the prices of a Gigabyte of storage on various media.
DVD’s are still the king at just over 3¢ per gig:
I find the dual-layer DVD vs hard drive equivalence fascinating, especially after talking with Iain yesterday about
the eSATA ports on my Mac Pro’s motherboard
Sources for prices are Canada Computers
and Fortune Computers.
per my comment below, DVD-DL updated from 17¢/GB (5x) to 11¢/GB (3½x).
per another comment, Blu-ray updated from 51¢/GB (16x) to 20¢/GB (6½x).
another comment: Blu-ray updated from 20¢/GB (16x) to 12¢/GB (3¾x).
another comment: Blu-ray updated from 12¢/GB (16x) to 10.¢/GB (3¼x), added Blu-ray DL. Also updated hard disk from 17¢/GB to 8.9¢/GB as per current prices of 1.5 TB drives.