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May I ask - when was this, and on what firmware version and model? Also, what version of OSX?

Oh man, let's see. It was right after they first came out, and I got a 500GB model with I think 4GB of SSD on it. It was OS X... Snow Leopard I think. No idea about the firmware. That drive has been gone for a long time.
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I should have stocked up on Samsung 2TB internal HDDs before the flood and before Seagate took over Samsung's HDD division. I'm mad at myself for not doing so. I'm also bitter that there's only WD, Seagate, and I think Hitachi left. Not only that, the prices have not yet come down despite hearing that production is now back to normal. They also had excellent profits for the quarters after the flood. That's bull****e.

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I should have stocked up on Samsung 2TB internal HDDs before the flood and before Seagate took over Samsung's HDD division. I'm mad at myself for not doing so. I'm also bitter that there's only WD, Seagate, and I think Hitachi left. Not only that, the prices have not yet come down despite hearing that production is now back to normal. They also had excellent profits for the quarters after the flood. That's bull****e.

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I feel the same way now that I need to order 5-6 more 2TB drives. frown.gif

WD owns Hitachi now too.
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I forgot the warranties generally are shorter too.
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About two weeks ago, I bought a Samsung 1TB drive from newegg for only $69.99.
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Well it's made by Seagate now, and pre-flood, it was $60.
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Well it's made by Seagate now, and pre-flood, it was $60.

True, but only $10 extra post flood isn't a bad deal at all.
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post #28 of 28
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Well it's made by Seagate now, and pre-flood, it was $60.

True, but only $10 extra post flood isn't a bad deal at all.
Actually, pre-food the best sale price was $49.99 with free shipping. Many people took advantage of that, using the Newegg $10 off NEWCUSTOMER10 promo codes to get Samsung F3 1TB's for $39.99
     
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