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Can you use your Blu-ray disk as a hard drive?

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January 18, 2008 7:55PM

No. Although the maximum data transfer speed of blu-ray discs is much higher than that of DVD's, it's speed is much slower than a standard HDD (72MBit/sec compared to better than 1GBit/sec) and the writing speeds are slower, and seek times even slower. Using a rewritable blu-ray disc as a hard drive would be a very bad idea, indeed.