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Just wanted to put this out there for people that are looking at buying Hard drives. DO NOT BUY ONLINE. Prices have risen everywhere online. newegg is up more than double on alot of hard drives. even places like staples, best buy and walmart are raising there prices...

But do not feel lost, GO INTO THOSE STORES!!!

In store prices have not changed. Staples is still selling WD Blue 1TB hard drives for under $90, selling seagate 1tb for under $85. Walmart and best buy are still under $100 for 1TB hard drives too.

Right now, the cheapest 1TB hard drive on newegg is $130. plus $8 shipping. go into one of those stores and save $50 per drive.

Hope this helps!
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BB has Seagate 1tb drives for $70 and that's without a sale.
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post #3 of 23
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Originally Posted by nbmjhk6 View Post
BB has Seagate 1tb drives for $70 and that's without a sale.
exactly..keep seeing people talking about how they have to take a bullet and order the ones from newegg. DONT, save some cash and buy 2 for less at 99% of B&M stores.
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Damn. Egg has Spinpoint F3 for $130+S/H....that I paid $50 for 6 months ago. Yikes

All of Microcenter's drivers are in-store-only. What the hey is going on?
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But...but then I have to leave my basement and there's this big yellow ball that burns my eyes! And oh gawd, the other people are out there too! GAH!
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But...but then I have to leave my basement and there's this big yellow ball that burns my eyes! And oh gawd, the other people are out there too! GAH!
lol
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Damn. Egg has Spinpoint F3 for $130+S/H....that I paid $50 for 6 months ago. Yikes

All of Microcenter's drivers are in-store-only. What the hey is going on?
Thailand had massive flooding. Hard drives are made there.
    
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Thailand had massive flooding. Hard drives are made there.
Pretty much all of the HDD manufacturers were affected just Seagate not so much as they have 4-5 other plants elsewhere in the world and the one in Thailand is still working they just are running out of supplies.
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But...but then I have to leave my basement and there's this big yellow ball that burns my eyes! And oh gawd, the other people are out there too! GAH!
best post ever

OP, thanks for the advice.
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post #10 of 23
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But...but then I have to leave my basement and there's this big yellow ball that burns my eyes! And oh gawd, the other people are out there too! GAH!


I think I got one of the last best deals on Newegg. I grabbed a 3TB 7200RPM HDD for $119.99. Now prices have skyrocketed to about triple that.
     
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