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post #21 of 40
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I just went out and bought a 2tb external with USB 3.0. for $89.99 just in case at Walmart. I have 30 days to return it. It will sit in my closet for a week or two till this gets sorted out. If I have to I can resale it. But if I need it for a client build its there and I can open it up and keep the encloser.
So you would give a client a product that is new but it's warranty is voided?
post #22 of 40
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So you would give a client a product that is new but it's warranty is voided?
Good point but I cover the warranty on something like this anyway. But I will give them the option to buy new which could be twice as much. Besides most my clients are friends and family, so I know they will apreciate saving $80 on a $500 build.
 
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post #23 of 40
Wow so that 2tb i got at bestbuy 1 month ago for 80 bucks has appreciated in value. And will stay that way for a while.
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Mother Nature's way of telling us to get an SSD.
    
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post #25 of 40
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So you would give a client a product that is new but it's warranty is voided?
Why would the warranty be void? I've RMA'd a couple of WD drives I got out of an enclosure. They were still within the warranty period and the RMA went as it normally would.
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post #26 of 40
I hope my sammy doesn't decide to go belly up within the next 6 months...
post #27 of 40
how bad do you think the prices will drop after the six months?
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post #28 of 40
who cares, it's extortion anyway. Nidec ain't the only supplier in town.
post #29 of 40
Pretty horrible.
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post #30 of 40
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Originally Posted by asuperpower View Post
When the shortage is over, HDD prices are really going to plummet.
maybe...maybe not. it's a good excuse to bump them up and then keep them there.

on another note, i think retailers and perhaps wholesalers are just using it as an excuse to bump them up at all. they still have them for sale... every type and size... yet triple the price. there's no "shortage".

bkk is the only place screwed right now and flights are running as scheduled in and and out of bkk no problem...
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