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I just was looking at HDD's and:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152245&Tpk=f4%20samsung

Says when you use the coupon code it's only $110. I know that is far from what HDD's were a couple of months ago, but is this a good deal or should I wait until they get back to normal?

I need space pretty bad as I have filled both my 320gb and 256gb storage things, but I can wait.

Oh ya and I will use this for photo storage, some program storage, and huge video file storage (4k stop motion stuff).
    
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post #2 of 5
Looks like a good deal to me, it is a 5400rpm drive iirc but if you're just using it for storage, why not biggrin.gif
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yup, when i got mine last year, it was $70 on the egg. $110 isn't a bad price right now, so i'd say go for it since you need the space now.

also, F4's are some of the best 2TB drives made. now that seagate bought samsung's hdd division, idk how much longer will F4's be available. i think you will be waiting a long time (at least a few months) for prices to come close to pre-flood prices.
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Yep, it'll be a few months more.

I've seen 2TB drives (Seagates) at $99.99, and 3TB Seagates at $149.99. Pricing is starting to drop to reasonable levels...

But WD drives are taking longer to come down, and who knows if these Samsung drives will even be around once the prices have dropped further?
     
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post #5 of 5
I was about to pull the trigger because I need storage badly but after reading some reviews, people are saying that the ones shipping lately will have Seagate labeled everywhere instead of Samsung.

I've had some bad experiences with seagate.
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