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I might have found some WD Greens 2TB for $80 each.. Put in an order for 2 since that's the limit and Will see if the order goes through or not. I guess they forgot to update their prices LOL... ell $80 is still not bad considering I was going to pay $70 2 weeks ago on sale.
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Originally Posted by LXXIII View Post
THANK YOU... the fact that basic economics is such "uncommon knowledge" demonstrates why people keep electing dumb people to make our economics policies...




Because if they could afford to keep prices lower, they would suck up ALL of the HDD business and make tons of profit. ugh... this assumption that businesses are "evil" is getting old.
That's how businesses work.. it's all about profit. Just like gas.. the gas stations ALL follow suit with each others prices. You will be a cent of a differences usually from each gas station. You won't see 1 gas station with 50% of the price of another.. The HD market is small and therefore they can profit more now. WD created competition with them mostly out of the picture others can raise the prices with WD's as well.

Also WD has no choice.. they can't sell them cheap anymore or they will run out of them and then not make any $ at all.... Just a chance for Seagate and others to cash in on WD's unfortunate natural accident.
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Postponed getting a WD usb 3.0 750g passport for backup couple weeks ago
and when went back price had jumped about 30 bucks.

Snooze , you lose I guess.

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