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Price fixing lawsuits, anyone? tongue.gif
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post #102 of 237
Those dam oil speculators *shakes fist*

Wait?

What?
    
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post #103 of 237

Don't really blame them. They're a business and we're the consumer. We aren't they're friends and vice versa. This is why I don't have an allegiance to any company. Do you think even Corsair cares about you? No. They care about theirs and your money. Their customer support is only good, because it effects their profits.

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post #104 of 237
time for ssd to come down in price and up in reliability then HDD firms should see their profit \/
    
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jokes on you i only buy old hdds that arent even manufactured anymore on ebay
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Well, If the HDD people keep the prices inflated..I won't buy them...haven't bought any since the last $44 WD blue 500
I have 2 I can RMA...I broke apart my RAID arrays ..so I can go for a good year or two more. tongue.gif
Until the prices get back to normal..I'll get an SSD first..HDD manufacturers may just price themselves right out of existence.
 
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post #107 of 237
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Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

Well, If the HDD people keep the prices inflated..I won't buy them...haven't bought any since the last $44 WD blue 500
I have 2 I can RMA...I broke apart my RAID arrays ..so I can go for a good year or two more. tongue.gif
Until the prices get back to normal..I'll get an SSD first..HDD manufacturers may just price themselves right out of existence.

haha this. the last hard drives i bought were 10x1TB Seagate drives. Cost me about 35$ each. A year later and i could turn a crazy profit off of them wink.gif
post #108 of 237
Weren't the affected factories only producing 2.5" HDDs rather than 3.5"?
post #109 of 237
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Originally Posted by 8800GT View Post

haha this. the last hard drives i bought were 10x1TB Seagate drives. Cost me about 35$ each. A year later and i could turn a crazy profit off of them wink.gif

$35 for 1TB?! When. The lowest I ever saw was 45 for brand new ones. Sadly, SSDs still are way more expensive for the size if you want a lot of space.
     
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post #110 of 237
In January I was desperate for a new hard drive for my main BOINC machine, but prices were too high.

I had to fix it buying a SSD.

Last week I needed another drive for my Boincer Nº2.. I had to solve it by using a old 40GB IDE drive. I only spent 5 pounds on a IDE to SATA converter.

These greedy people will not get any of my money untill they put prices where they should be.
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