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post #11 of 39
But they can't manufacture more. Thus increasing price/item.
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Yeah it sucks, I was about to pick up a 2nd re4 for raid0, now the price is crazy.
     
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post #13 of 39
Its not just because WD was flooded. Parts suppliers have also been flooded including the manufacturer (Nidec I believe) who makes virtually all of the motors in HDDs.
 
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post #14 of 39
Their warehouse flooded iirc, I heard it on the OCN podcast

Edit: Oh dear, $200 for 1TB
Edited by ZFedora - 10/31/11 at 2:18pm
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post #15 of 39
The 450 GB Raptors were just on sale in October for $129 and now they are $259!!!
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post #16 of 39
damn glad i got my 10x 2TB WD greens for like 75 each when i had the chance
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post #17 of 39
Got my 1.5tb for $50... I should've bought 4 and sold 3 for 220$ now........

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post #18 of 39
I wouldn't worry about it. worst of the flooding is over. besides I like chinese Hot Dumplings
post #19 of 39
Wow, I got mine for $80 only on 500gb.
 
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post #20 of 39
maybe ssd prices will go down soon? ;O
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