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Thailand Flooding Affects Hard Drive Prices
The flooding in Thailand in October and November 2011 forced the closing of all of the hard drive assembly factories for Western Digital. Seagate does not manufacture or assemble hard drives in Thailand, but it does rely on suppliers located … Continue reading
How Old is Your Computer?
We frequently hear people say “my computer is old” and then they try to remember when they bought the computer to determine its age. Describing a computer by its age is only part of the story, and it can lead … Continue reading
Hard drives skyrocket in capacity
Just like memory chips and processor speeds, hard drive sizes continually increase. Typically, they double each year but they recently took a huge jump from 160gb to 500gb. The price difference between 80gb and 500gb drives dropped to $1, so … Continue reading