Depends on how much space you need... I honestly don't know what you guys are storing! I'm perfectly capable of getting away with a 128GB SSD. Not everything has to be installed at once!
Well, don't know about others, but I store quite a bit of media, including movies, songs, and so on, which totals about 1.1TB at the moment, but then I have my external hard drive for that. My 120GB SSD is only 20% full, complete with OS and lots of applications - needless to say, I run Linux on it - and 12GB allocated to swap (just because I can).
I still use internal hard drives for running my Windows dual boot and because I got my SSD much later. Also, SSD's are ridiculously expensive. I don't know who can afford 500GB+ SSD's. Finally, not *everything* benefits from being on an SSD, so until they become cheaper to produce than more conventional hard drives it doesn't make sense to store all your stuff down to the last bit on them if you have lots of data to store (unless you're filthy rich )
But don't worry, I have no doubt that in a few years we'll have petabyte-sized hard drives that can fit in your palm. And people will still be complaining that Windows 16 takes over fifty terabytes of space
Edited by Bacterius, 15 June 2013 - 01:49 AM.