It’s now come to the point that on a per GB basis, DVDRs are just as expensive as HDs.
Where I live, HDs now cost 13 eurocents per GB. DVDR are much more expensive due to taxes, but imported they come in at around 14 cents.
Death of optical media? It doesn’t look like BR blanks will drop anytime soon to that kind of price level, but with the large quantity of data and larger files than a DVD can hold, it really is becoming urgent.
How many will switch to magnetic media instead?