Computer hard drive prices predicted to remain high throughout 2012 and 2013

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, Sales, Technology, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Hard drive prices have remained consistently high throughout 2012, but analysts predict they will do so through 2014. This is due to the 2011 typhoon season and related flooding in Thailand that took major hard drive manufacturers offline and damaged factory facilities. Unfortunately, PC manufacturers saw the impending crisis and locked in contracts to insure they would be provided an …

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The Global Hard Drive Shortage is Becoming an Issue for Computer Repair / Service Businesses

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, OS X, Sales, Technology, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Yesterday I wrote about the hard drive shortage due to the flooding in Thailand (here)… At the time, we were not actually feeling the affects, however, 24hrs later, we sure are! The same terabyte SATA drives which sold for 60 dollars back on October 3rd, are approaching 140 dollars each today, and many vendors have sold out of them. Those …

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