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FYI - If you need more storage or even think you might need more in the next couple of months, check out your local MicroCenter store. Just about every internall HDD is on sale. Unfortunately, the sale seems to be limited to local store pick up only.

Prices on some HDDS are near "pre-flood" levels and as much as 1/2 the price at NewEgg.

Samsung F4EG: $80 at MicroCenter vs. $160 at NewEgg

WD 1002FAEX 1TB: $90 at MicroCenter vs. $189 at NewEgg
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Good to know was thinking about picking up a few more 2TB Samsung F4's
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I always prefer to buy my hard drives from microcenter instead of online simply because I figure the hard drives enjoy a nice smooth ride inside a large case when going to the store instead of being drop kicked a dozen times in a small package on the way to my place while in the hands of FedEx/UPS.

I used to live with a guy who worked at UPS. His job was literally called a "thrower". Can you guess what his job entailed?


Edited by Epitope - 10/29/11 at 7:42pm
    
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holy..woww..hey have you guys checked hdd prices lately? ::
 
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post #5 of 15
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Good to know was thinking about picking up a few more 2TB Samsung F4's
I know - bought one just before posting this thread. I think it's my 10th one . HQ video just eats up storage space.
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Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post
holy..woww..hey have you guys checked hdd prices lately? ::
I can't believe NewEgg is charging $180 for that WD 1TB. I bought one maybe three months ago for $80. Of course WD got hit hard by that flood. I was hoping that SSD prices would keep falling but I doubt it now.
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yea, that flooding definitely has affected things in the HDD area. : /
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I love my 2TB Samsung. For that price, I might pick up another.

Scratch that. In-store only. Bummer.

WE NEED A MICROCENTER IN SOUTH CAROLINA!!!!!!
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Damn you nature! You're making our HDD prices skyrocket! Take this !!!!!!!!!! *car oil in drain, turns on all the lights in the house, uses some CFC hairspray* MUHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
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damn you nature! You're making our hdd prices skyrocket! Take this !!!!!!!!!! *car oil in drain, turns on all the lights in the house, uses some cfc hairspray* muhahahahahahahaha
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