Looking For A 2TB Hard Drive? Here's One For $79

It's taken some time, but magnetic hard drives are starting to feel the squeeze from their flash-based successors. However, until they're priced the same per gigabyte, the bulk of your data will remain stored on ever-more dense rotating platters. If you're in the market to expand your PC's storage space, it's hard to beat this deal for a 2TB USB 3.0 drive for $79.

Dick Smith is the provider in this case, though you'll need to punch in the following code to get the aforementioned price (it's $99 normally):

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Note the $79 includes delivery, so no hidden expense there.

While you can use it as a backup HDD, there's nothing stopping you from cracking it open and putting it inside a machine. The hardware is reportedly a 7200rpm Barracuda with a 64MB cache, a great deal for $80.

Props to odyssi at OzBargain for posting about the drive!

Seagate Expansion 2TB Desktop Hard Drive USB 3.0 [Dick Smith, via OzBargain]


Comments

    Sooo..! Seagate eh.? :)

    Last edited 30/08/14 2:43 pm

    It appears to no longer work.... I was gonna grab a couple and just rip the drive out for my caddy... :-(

    Last edited 01/09/14 9:15 am

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