HDD prices

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    (wonders if there'll be a black friday sale on the 100TB option.. $40K USD down to, say, $400?)

    I'm hoping for a couple of discounts tomorrow. I'm really itching for at least 5 x 16TB ...
     
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    I had a quick look today and it does appear that prices have been put up to cover some of the discounts.
     
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    Still no BF deals in the 16TB range?

    They seem to be cutting the WD externals pretty deep.
     
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    Ummm, no big HDD deals makes mut mad

    CYBER MONDAY = delete files day
     
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    They're the same price as 2-3 weeks ago though aren't they?

    Need something better. I might want 8 of them :)
     
  9. Blinky

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    They have gone up and then back to that since then, but it is the best you will do anywhere AFAIK.
     
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    My 18TB just turned up from Amazon, fark the package looks like its been doubling as a soccer ball during its trip. Wish me luck lol
     
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    Oh dear... don't forget to take a picture of it! you might need it later. :Paranoid:
     
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    Yeah for some reason I find the same with Amazon sent hard drives in particular, especially the portables, the packages look like they've been stepped on 50 times :/ All other stuff seems to come pretty well packed.

    Good luck :lol: I think it will be fine though : )
     
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    I received my 2x 16 TB in a similar fashion last year from Amazon UK.
    Individual boxes placed in a larger boxes without much padding. But I did the extensive preclear tests and found no issues with the disks.
    They are still working.
     
  14. MrBS

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    My last drive purchase some years ago via Amazon UK arrived the same way and is still kicking so I'm remaining optimistic!
     
  15. Blinky

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    Soooo ... is it all good?
     
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    Fark installingg that was a trauma, had to take most of my case apart to get to the HDDs. Anyway all good! Didn't have any issues with the HDD itself, just a straight shuck and install, no need for taping 3.3 connector etc.
     
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    That's great. What is in it from your shuck? WD Black?

    edit: it makes more sense when I don't leave whole words out. :rolleyes:
     
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    White label WD180EDGZ
     
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