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stormyuklondon1
Jul 9, 2006, 01:23 PM
quick question, 500-600 mostly 50-70 minute audio cd's ripped to itunes in apple lossless. roughly how much hard drive space will it take up?



Kardashian
Jul 9, 2006, 01:25 PM
No idea. But from what I've heard, your gonna need an external HD. Maybe a few... :eek:

WildCowboy
Jul 9, 2006, 01:28 PM
I'd say about 150+ GB as a very rough estimate.

stormyuklondon1
Jul 11, 2006, 06:58 AM
thanks for the replies, chaps. anyone know for sure? ive got a 2ghz imac dc with a 250gig hd, should that be big enough?

EvilBeans
Jul 11, 2006, 07:02 AM
250 GB should be plenty. I use FLAC for my lossless tunes. Figuring roughly 25 MB per 3.5 - 4 minute song and 11 songs per album I came up with ~165 GB.

HTH.

Kardashian
Jul 11, 2006, 07:07 AM
thanks for the replies, chaps. anyone know for sure? ive got a 2ghz imac dc with a 250gig hd, should that be big enough?

If its gonna eat up 150+ at an estimate - then thats 50%+ of your HD just gone, and thats without future music purchases, movies, games etc.

Maybe it would be worth you investing in a 250GB Ex. FW HD?

stormyuklondon1
Jul 11, 2006, 10:40 AM
If its gonna eat up 150+ at an estimate - then thats 50%+ of your HD just gone, and thats without future music purchases, movies, games etc.

Maybe it would be worth you investing in a 250GB Ex. FW HD?

yea, i think your right, what with iphotos and xp taking up a big chunk an external hd looks like the way forward:) more expense!:D
anyone recommend a decent external hard drive for itune storage?