Latest Prices Chart Per Gig

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  1. sgtraven

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    Updated Tuesday 24th January 2007 a few updates

    the price below the model shows the cents per gig you pay

    ..........................................................down cent per gig
    $90.00 Samsung 160Gb 8Mb SATA II $0.56 $0.00
    $105.00 Samsung 200Gb 8Mb SATA II $0.53 $0.00
    $113.00 Samsung 250Gb 8Mb SATA II $0.45 $0.00
    $139.00 Samsung 300Gb 8Mb SATA II $0.46 $0.00
    $219.00 Samsung 400Gb 8Mb SATA II $0.55 $0.00
    $69.00 Samsung 80Gb 8Mb SATA II $0.86 $0.00
    $61.00 Seagate 80GB 7200rpm SATA $0.76 $0.00
    $79.00 Seagate 160GB 7200rpm SATA $0.49 $0.02
    $85.00 Seagate 200GB 7200rpm SATA $0.43 $0.00
    $99.00 Seagate 250GB 7200rpm SATA $0.40 $0.00
    $110.00 Seagate 300GB 7200rpm SATA $0.37 $0.00
    $134.00 Seagate 320GB 7200rpm SATA $0.42 $0.00
    $185.00 Seagate 400GB 7200rpm SATA $0.46 -$0.09
    $283.00 Seagate 500GB 7200rpm SATA $0.71 -$0.05

    $58.00 Western Digital W.D. WD 80GB SATA $0.73 $0.00
    $81.00 Western Digital W.D. WD 160GB SATA $0.51 $0.00
    $85.00 Western Digital W.D. WD 200GB SATA $0.43 $0.00
    $97.00 Western Digital W.D. WD 250GB SATA $0.39 $0.00
    $110.00 Western Digital W.D. WD 300GB SATA $0.37 $0.00
    $128.00 Western Digital W.D. WD 320GB SATA $0.40 $0.00
    $218.00 Western Digital W.D. WD 400GB SATA $0.55 $0.00
    $285.00 Western Digital W.D. WD 500GB SATA $0.57 -$0.03
     
    Last edited: Jan 24, 2007
  2. Keefa

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    thnx for that. was looking for something similar
     
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    no worries thought it would come in handy, i will keep this up to date as well so stay posted
     
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    sweet this well come in handy :)
     
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    please tell me if you want other storage added to this thread
    or other models to watch
     
  6. Diesmile

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    u missed WD 320G which is the sweet spot atm
     
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    damn straight, i just did that calculation before i bought my 320 gig seagate :)
     
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    perhaps it was a typo but i thought the "230gb" was the wd 320
     
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    correct and fixed thanks
     
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    this is awesome, thanks for that..


    200 bucks for 500gb, how can you go wrong!
     
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    you must be mistaken the 500gigs are 299
    unless you mean buying 2x 250 gig drives then yes it is about 200 bucks for 500gig total

    but you have to remember each additional component in a 24x7 system costs you in electricity
     
  12. W.G.A.F

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    @ Sgt_RaVeN

    Please don't take this the wrong way as I mean no offence, but what is the point of this thread? I don't get it :confused:

    It's one price list from an un-named vendor isn't it?

    It doesn't include all brands and models. As such it's a misleading guide as they're not necessarily the cheapest. Using price search sites such as Staticice and OzPriceguide are more effective and in some cases reveal cheaper prices on some of the models you're listed.

    What are you trying to achieve?
     
  13. master phi

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    seagate 320 gb iss the sweet spot for per gb per cost in terms of capacity.
     
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    the vendor im taking this from is well known, as as for usefullness some people do these calculations quite often to find the sweat spot price per gig.

    its personal choice to use this information as i am always using this to find out what hdd's to buy.

    in any case i see your point and there is probably cheper prices around but this is not for the cheapest price but instead a general guide.

    :) thanks for the input though. static ice is a better tool but it also takes a little longer to grab all 18 model hdd's listed here so its more of a glance thread
     
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    Now, to make a RAID!!! :thumbup:
     
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    W.D. SATA 320 $129
    $0.56

    Think you mean $0.40 for the WD 320GB, as you based the calculation on the 230GB instead of 320GB.
     
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    damn, i can never slip up in these forums can i :p

    fixing now :) thanks
     
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    prices updated 9/10/2006
     
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    320gb is the best pricepoint period, i find that usually the prices of the larger drives drop faster so with time the next sweet should be the 400gb...
     
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    very happy with my seagate 7200.10 320gigger :thumbup: nice to see it's so close to the top for value yet it's the fastest of the crop!
     

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