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maybe ssd prices will go down soon? ;O
One can dream, can't he?
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It will only get worst, trust me. I do computer repair and our little shop is scrambling to get hard drives for any decent price. For whatever reason it seems Western Digital was hit the hardest of all of them, athough all mechanical drives have shot up in price. I just scored a used 1TB Black with a system for a good price though, I'm definitely going to resell, maybe even take the opportunity to sell some of my other drives.

This is going to last until next year btw.
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maybe ssd prices will go down soon? ;O
SSD production seems to be unaffected by the flood, so while flash prices don't seem to be dropping too much they at least won't skyrocket up in price in the short term.
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post #23 of 39
now is definitely the time to resell mechanical HDDs. imo if you have HDDs you dont absolutely need then try and sell them for profit.
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I got 1tb for free in a trade along with an SSD. I wonder if I should sell it, heh.
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post #25 of 39
Holy cow..

I payed $80ish for mine and it is now $199.99.

Seagate and the others shutdown their stuff, but prices don't seem much higher..
Edited by NateN34 - 11/1/11 at 12:59am
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post #26 of 39
whats worst is flooding of food warehouses and packaging. went to a major supermarket yesterday in BKK and and over half the shelves were empty
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post #27 of 39
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Holy cow..

I payed $80ish for mine and it is now $199.99.

This doesn't effect Seagate I'm guessing since they are in the US(or are they..?)?
Nope they just upped the price a little. They are selling 1tb HDD's for $70. I'm going to pick one up on the fourth.
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post #28 of 39
The Samsung F3 1TBs I got a few months ago for $60 are now up to $80 on newegg. Fun times.

Edit: Still $60 at Fry's but most locations are sold out.
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post #29 of 39
Here's a small article with some details of why.

http://www.geek.com/articles/chips/f...cket-20111019/

Not as clear as the picture earlier though.

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whats worst is flooding of food warehouses and packaging. went to a major supermarket yesterday in BKK and and over half the shelves were empty
Any chance you could upload some pictures of what's going on over there?
     
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