How much can a 1 TB external hard drive hold?
Here is a common question from our customers, “How much does a 1 TB* external hard drive hold?”
That’s a good question. The answer is, a lot!
To put it in perspective, we’ve created a table to show how much you can store. (Note these are just estimates as data sizes may vary)
|Music||Number of photos||Digital videos||DVD Movies|
|320GB||5400 hours||100,000||13 days/ 320 hours||161 hours|
|500GB||8500 hours||155,000||20 days/ 500 hours||250 hours|
|750GB||13,100 hours||240,000||30 days/ 770 hours||384 hours|
|1TB||17,000 hours||310,000||40 days/ 1000 hours||500 hours|
|2TB||34,000 hours||620,000||80 days/ 2000 hours||1000 hours|
The table above is a reference for both external and internal hard drives.
*1 TB (Terabyte) = 1000 GB (Gigabytes), 1 Million MB (Megabytes) or 1000 Million KB (Kilobytes)