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Darn, Should've bought 10 Samsung F3s when they were $60, And sell em right now, Cause they going for $109 down here
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This sucks, less than 2 months ago I snagged a 2TB Samsung F4 for $75 from Best Buy! Surprisingly they had the lowest price.

Now it's $179!

How is NewEgg selling it for $239! Seriously NE, how can Best Buy have a lower price?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...k=samsung%20f4

I wish I picked up 2 more at the time.
Edited by 2010rig - 11/5/11 at 1:02am
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Originally Posted by videoman5 View Post
March is when the production reaches pre-flood levels. When should we expect to return to pre-food prices?
Pretty much the same time. Once the supply is there pent up demand will subside quickly.

I called this in the other thread, March.
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This sucks, less than 2 months ago I snagged a 2TB Samsung F4 for $75 from Best Buy! Surprisingly they had the lowest price.

Now it's $179!

How is NewEgg selling it for $239! Seriously NE, how can Best Buy have a lower price?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...k=samsung%20f4

I wish I picked up 2 more at the time.
We are living in a topsy turvy world the day Best Buy beats Newegg in price!
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Pretty much the same time. Once the supply is there pent up demand will subside quickly.

I called this in the other thread, March.


We are living in a topsy turvy world the day Best Buy beats Newegg in price!
Best Buy has LESS stock too ( 16 ), I was able to add 100 drives to my cart, before it got adjusted at Checkout down to 1. NewEgg is just gouging now.
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Darn, Should've bought 10 Samsung F3s when they were $60, And sell em right now, Cause they going for $109 down here
luckiy i snagged one for $52 a few months back

GODDAMIT, and just when i thought that SSD prices would go down for XMAS so i can pick up my Force 3 120gb

EDIT: F3s now $139 from PCCG :O
Edited by mrteddy - 11/5/11 at 1:33am
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Wow...And i plan to buy at least 2/2 SSDs/HDDs for raid for my next build. Oh wow. I'd guess neons have to wait
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post #37 of 57
These price increases are insane... there is no way that the entire stock of HDDs is dwindling this fast... a spokesman of WD Europe was on national TV here, he said that there was enough stock to bridge the gap till march and that these price increases were exaggerated due to an anxious global economy.

I hope he's right.

I'm not going to pay 500euros for my server's raid expansion... might as well buy an SSD.
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Haha, one of the big e-tailers here had forgotten to update their student pricing on a 2TB drive so I managed to grab one a few days ago, just before they were able to notice and raise the price by 170%.
Really glad that I did it after seeing this.
 
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omg this really sucks. i just tryin to get a hd for a laptop for my co-worker and the price went from 70 to 119 in less then 2 weeks wow. lucky i still gota price match
 
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These price increases are insane... there is no way that the entire stock of HDDs is dwindling this fast... a spokesman of WD Europe was on national TV here, he said that there was enough stock to bridge the gap till march and that these price increases were exaggerated due to an anxious global economy.

I hope he's right.

I'm not going to pay 500euros for my server's raid expansion... might as well buy an SSD.
Maybe not at the rate they would have otherwise sold at at their previous price, but the news might have caused a rapid spike in demand as people scrambled to grab some before supplies started going, causing a sharp spike in price.
    
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