Originally Posted by KieranD
Do all the hard drive manufacturers have factories in Thailand? I dont understand, if another company was unaffected because they where not based there, then they could take advantage but it actually seems like every hard drive manufacture was based where the flooding was.
Other companies buy some parts (such as motors) from that Thailand factory. Besides, it's basic commerce at play, if someone that holds a big chunk of HDD production goes down, and the other companies are not able to fill the vacuum, there's bound to be a price hike.
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