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I recently went through a ton of older PC parts, and realized I have like 12+ IDE HDD's, from 160 to 500gb.

I was thinking about posting these for sale, is there still a market for IDE HDD's?.

I'm not really in the know on the HDD market, so, sorry if this is a stupid question.
    
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Computer collectors are always looking for IDE hard drives. But there isn't an elevated market for them or anything.

ie: Garage sale status.
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If in good shape I would think about half the purchase price.
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Originally Posted by S.M. View Post
Computer collectors are always looking for IDE hard drives. But there isn't an elevated market for them or anything.

ie: Garage sale status.
Yeah, I didn't think they'd be worth a ton of cash or have a rare status. Thanks for the input.



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If in good shape I would think about half the purchase price.
Alright cool thanks, most of these HDD's were phased out rather quickly, so little use, I'll test them all though. Two of them also caught my eye as maybe being a bit more valuable, but I may be wrong. [I'll edit with the names/specs of the two, they're downstairs atm]
    
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Throw em on ebay, you'd be surprised what some folks pay for stuff on there.
 
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Throw em on ebay, you'd be surprised what some folks pay for stuff on there.
^^

One question, have any of you guys heard of a Seagate Medalist 3221? It's a really odd shape and has a SeaShield to protect against electrostatic damage.
    
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Quote:
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^^

One question, have any of you guys heard of a Seagate Medalist 3221? It's a really odd shape and has a SeaShield to protect against electrostatic damage.
Google says... 3GB PATA drive? Ancient and slow?
     
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^^

One question, have any of you guys heard of a Seagate Medalist 3221? It's a really odd shape and has a SeaShield to protect against electrostatic damage.
Oh god.

$10 to a collector, maybe.
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Google says... 3GB PATA drive? Ancient and slow?
xD I just loaded it up, oh my god, date modified : 3/2/1998 10:22 AM xDD
    
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post #10 of 12
man I have been looking for a 500GB IDE for my xbox..

Harder to find larger capacity HD's that are not a total rip off.
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