Hard Drive Cost/GB Chart for January 2009
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This is a comparison of desktop computer 7200RPM 3.5" SATA hard drives. Prices were obtained at Newegg and include shipping and discounts where applicable (mail-in rebates not included). All drives have a 70% or greater 5/5 egg rating. The Ratio is the number of gigabytes each dollar purchases, so the higher the better.
|Western Digital Caviar SE 8MB||80GB||$34.99||2.29||Western Digital Caviar SE 8MB||160GB||$41.99||3.81||Western Digital Caviar SE 8MB||250GB||$49.99||5.00||Western Digital Caviar SE 8MB||320GB||$49.99||6.40||HITACHI Deskstar 16MB||500GB||$59.99||8.33||Western Digital Caviar 16MB||640GB||$69.99||9.14||Seagate Barracuda 32MB||750GB||$79.99||9.38||SAMSUNG Spinpoint 32MB||1000GB||$99.99||10.00||Seagate Barracuda 32MB||1500GB||$129.99||11.54|