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Old 05-18-2013, 10:30 PM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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I'd rather have four 1TB at $40 each. There's enough room to use two for backups and if one craps out you don't lose everything as you would if one 4TB drive died.
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Old 05-18-2013, 11:46 PM
 
Location: Diaspora
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250 of those drives installed into 10 of these , chained together with RAID 0 and you're all set.
Or I can just get the IBM tower that has 440 slots for $7500. Its no larger than a refrigerator.
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Old 05-19-2013, 10:55 AM
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Location: Ohio
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Or I can just get the IBM tower that has 440 slots for $7500. Its no larger than a refrigerator.
250 hard drives would probably put out more heat than a refrigerator, too. You could stop paying to heat the room that it is set up in!
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Old 05-19-2013, 12:18 PM
 
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I hate you! I just let go of $163 all because you had to be a cool guy and share that good sale price with us....grrrr...

If I find it elsewhere cheaper, will you be the one I am going to contact to get a refund on the difference?

I am starting to believe you do have a share in NewEgg. I don't buy that old techie guy from East Coast BS any more!
Glad someone was able to use the post.

No. I can guarantee you it will be cheaper. When? Can't say...

As far as I'm concerned I should have part ownership in Newegg considering how much I've spent there over the years and how much others have from my recommendations.

No East Coast here...
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Old 05-19-2013, 12:21 PM
 
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I'd rather have four 1TB at $40 each. There's enough room to use two for backups and if one craps out you don't lose everything as you would if one 4TB drive died.
No link to those $40 1TB drives? I don't think there is such a beast. At least not new. Refurb, maybe.
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Old 05-19-2013, 02:11 PM
 
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Amazon price matched the price. If you prefer Amazon:

Seagate Desktop HDD 4 TB SATA 6Gb/s NCQ 64MB Cache 3.5-Inch Internal Bare Drive ST4000DM000:Amazon:Computers & Accessories
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Old 05-19-2013, 04:52 PM
 
Location: Diaspora
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No link to those $40 1TB drives? I don't think there is such a beast. At least not new. Refurb, maybe.
There was:


http://news.cnet.com/8301-13845_3-57576748-58/get-a-1tb-portable-usb-3.0-hard-drive-for-$39.99/
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Old 05-19-2013, 04:57 PM
 
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Did you read the article that went with that deal? There was no $40 drive.
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Old 05-19-2013, 05:08 PM
 
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Did you read the article that went with that deal? There was no $40 drive.
After rebate.
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Old 05-19-2013, 05:09 PM
 
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Read the article? Seriously? Why bother when the headline is all you need to see.
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