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post #1 of 10
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With the huge rise in HDD prices lately, I thought some of you might be interested in this:

It is $129.99, or $104.99 if you use a 25 off 75 Staples coupon.

Reg: 199.99
Save: -60.00
instant saving : -10.00
coupon: -25.00 $25 off $75
Total: 104.99 + TAX + FS


A great deal considering that you are getting a USB 3.0 enclosure with the 3TB drive.

http://www.staples.com/Western-Digit...product_912287
Edited by 996gt2 - 10/30/11 at 10:25am
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agreed. i bought 3 of these back in may and they have been working flawless since then. plenty of space and the usb 3.0 is a definite plus.
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Wait so if I buy this can I take out the 3TB HD and put it in my computer? All these HDD price hikes I can't find a good drive for a decent price.
    
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Originally Posted by cjrulli View Post
Wait so if I buy this can I take out the 3TB HD and put it in my computer? All these HDD price hikes I can't find a good drive for a decent price.
Of course. It's not hard to remove the drive inside. I got a 2TB WD Elements for $50 from last year's Black Friday and removed the drive to put it in a faster USB 3.0 dock.

The drive inside this one is a standard 3TB WD Caviar Green, which is selling for $250 at Newegg currently

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...caviar%20green
Edited by 996gt2 - 10/30/11 at 10:51am
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Wait so if I buy this can I take out the 3TB HD and put it in my computer? All these HDD price hikes I can't find a good drive for a decent price.
Yes correct. The shell is very easy to take apart as well! :]
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wish i had a coupon haha
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wish i had a coupon haha
You can buy them for like 75 cents....

Just google search it, there's a few places to get the coupon codes, I've never had a problem with one not going through.
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Repped op. This is a steal compared how every other HDD is expensive as a mofo.
    
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Originally Posted by cjrulli View Post
Wait so if I buy this can I take out the 3TB HD and put it in my computer? All these HDD price hikes I can't find a good drive for a decent price.
The only drawback is that this may void the warranty.
post #10 of 10
Looks like Best Buy has it around the same price...

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Western+...ci_sku=1261281

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136749

doesn't really have the best of reviews either.
Edited by exzacklyright - 10/30/11 at 8:11pm
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