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June 10th, 2009, 03:01 PM
so far mine is ~8 GiB, Afro Samurai: Resurrection (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1265998/) HD-rip.

June 10th, 2009, 03:10 PM
13Gb, one full MiniDV tape while working for a film-to-video business.

June 10th, 2009, 03:11 PM
~12GB. dv file from MiniDV Camcorder.

June 10th, 2009, 03:27 PM
~100GB. pulse shapes from a pixelated γ-ray detector.

June 10th, 2009, 03:32 PM
when i first started programming, i wrote a program that wrote something to a file in an infinate loop, so pretty big.

The Real Dave
June 10th, 2009, 03:33 PM
102Gb (106,540,613Kb)

A backup file from my schools server (.bkf). FTPd it in one go to my laptop over a direct ethernet link into the server. Took ages :S Turned out that it served very little purpose to me :(

June 10th, 2009, 03:49 PM
67,5 GB. My music collection into a tar file, uncompressed. Transferred to a second computer through LAN :p

June 10th, 2009, 03:51 PM
42G, it was an image of a machine here at the library that I had to restore.

June 10th, 2009, 05:06 PM

tar.gz of my entire hard drive (160gb) made using dd.

June 10th, 2009, 05:11 PM
45 gb

used to get those regularly

Native DV of two hour weddings I used to film