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Seagate 20TB HD drives in 2020

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As AnandTech reports, Seagate has confirmed it plans to ship an 18TB hard drive in the first half of 2020 followed by a 20TB drive in the second half of the year. 

Might be a good option for MSFS 2020 if you want to cache large scenery areas, if the cost isn't prohibitive? 

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I am not sure we know how well MSFS deals with large caches..  what might the performance impact be??

I have a 100 GB cache assigned, but have no idea if that is actually a good thing.. 😉

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5 minutes ago, Bert Pieke said:

I have a 100 GB cache assigned, but have no idea if that is actually a good thing

I heard 64 gb gives the best performance. Not sure how accurate that I heard is. Been using it with no problems.

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large cache makes msfs unresponsive. I've tried a 512GB cache file on my SSD and I can barely click on and navigate the menus.


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18 minutes ago, captain420 said:

large cache makes msfs unresponsive. I've tried a 512GB cache file on my SSD and I can barely click on and navigate the menus.

I have an (experimental) 300GB cache on an SSD with no issues at all


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23 minutes ago, HiFlyer said:

I have an (experimental) 300GB cache on an SSD with no issues at all

Well for me, the problem slowly creeps in when you start creating a lot of regions. Especially when you choose the high quality. I created around 5 regions of all the highest quality and performance slowed down to a crawl that I couldn't even click on anything.


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1 hour ago, captain420 said:

Well for me, the problem slowly creeps in when you start creating a lot of regions. Especially when you choose the high quality. I created around 5 regions of all the highest quality and performance slowed down to a crawl that I couldn't even click on anything.

Okay, I see what you mean. Youre talking about manual caching where I was talking about automatic.

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