HDD Pricing Tags: Western Digital Hard Drives Storage Product Last response: November 13, 2011 6:53 AM in Storage Share Sashmo99 November 12, 2011 4:54:59 PM Hello Everyone, I just popped on NewEgg to scroll through my wishlist. Haven't check it in a couple months. Is it me or did HDD prices skyorcket like 3x? Why is a WD 500GB 7200RPM HDD $189 all of a sudden. Weren't they going for around $50 a few months ago? Am I going crazy or did something happen? Thanks! More about : hdd pricing SR-71 Blackbird a c 197 G Storage November 12, 2011 4:56:31 PM http://www.tomshardware.com/news/hdd-thailand-flood-sup... Read here ^ m 0 l danraies a b G Storage November 13, 2011 6:53:28 AM Heh, we get this question a lot lately. The flooding in Thailand is reducing the supply and driving prices up. Prices should peak early next year. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhat is the best price to performance ssd when paired with a 1tb hdd? Forum SolvedBest HDD for price and needs? Forum SolvedHDD Recovery Price Forum SolvedGood 2Tb hdd in a reasonable price range Forum SolvedIs this a good 2tb HDD for the price ($100)? Forum SolvedHdd price drop down Forum SolvedHDD price Forum SolvedHDD price solution Forum Which between these two shall I choose? SDD+HDD or HDD replaced with SSD for same price? Forum SolvedHDD Raid 0 vs SSD. Is the price difference worth the speed? Forum PS3 Super Slim Needs Budget-Priced External HDD. Options? Forum Best storage/price ratio HDD Forum Best SSD or HDD for $100 price range Forum Looking for the best price per TB for a quality internal HDD Forum Is This the Best Price and Performance HDD? Forum Is This the Best Price and Performance HDD? Forum Price range for AMD Athlon II X4 630/6GB RAM/640GB HDD Forum Keep waiting for HDD's to return to their previous prices? Forum When the HDD internal prices goes down to normal Forum Best HDD for Performance,Space&Price? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !