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post #1 of 19
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These prices? They seem to have all gone up.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148609
post #2 of 19
Almost certain the prices are so high because of the recent Thai Floods.

Quote:
(Reuters) - Prices for hard drives are jumping as flooding in Thailand creates a shortage of the major component used in personal computers and one big customer is complaining of price gouging.
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/...79R66220111028
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post #3 of 19
Yeah after looking at various hard drives the prices are higher. Perhaps it's from the flooding of major hard drive factories like what hit WD so hard.
    
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It's because of the floods. Been in the news for a bit now.
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post #5 of 19
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And if they made these thing elsewhere.... *cough* Japan, US *cough*
post #6 of 19
A lot of HDD companies are having flooding problems. WD is one of them
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post #7 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lazloisdavrock View Post
Almost certain the prices are so high because of the recent Thai Floods.



http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/...79R66220111028
Taiwan?
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post #8 of 19
More of a reason to buy an SSD
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post #9 of 19
Dem floods be wiping out the supply!
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post #10 of 19
Add to the fact that China is cutting off their supply stream of rare earth metals...it's a one-two punch to enthusiasts and system builders the world over.
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