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On black Friday they have a 3tb hdd external western digital, http://m.staples.com/mt/www.staples.com/office/supplies/StaplesProductDisplay?PID=4328635&CID=AFF%25253A4328635%25253A4328635%25253A10422268&catalogId=10051&un_test=a&un_test=a&cm_mmc=CJ-_-4328635-_-4328635-_-10422268&langId=-1&AID=10422268&partNumber=912287&storeId=10001&un_test=a&un_jtt_redirect aren't they these prices before Thailand plant was destroyed?
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I got mine 6 months ago for $144.
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They are $300 normally,

If they are going for $150 each then buy loads and resell biggrin.gif

Wouldn't use it in a machine though tbh. It's a 5400 RPM drive. But over USB is cool biggrin.gif

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Ah yea, thought the deal sucked, 6 months from now production will be back to normal and cheaper prices.

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I wanted to use it only for storage

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I'd go for it tbh, I doubt you'll find a better deal.
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I only need around 1tb lol

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Right now, don't 1tb drives cost over 100 bucks or something because of the floods?

I'd go for it, to be honest.
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I could get a 128gb ssd tho, hmm....

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I could get a 128gb ssd tho, hmm....

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Yes you can. And this is what I'm doing here in a few weeks, getting a 120gb ssd. But then again I already have plenty of storage space.

But 150$ for a 3tb hdd is the best storage deal you can get. Look on Newegg for the 3tb drives they are like 300-400$ right now.
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