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Western Digital 2tb external $69.00!!!!

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  1. stinger608

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    and wouldn't you know it, i got to go t otown fair tire, got a flat on the way home from Mom;s yesterday. got to love the donut.....

    but back to point, seems target is in the same shopping center where townfair tires is,
    I just check and they got a good supply,be ther at 9am tomorrow.... just my luck, that flat....


    thanks for the heads up, would have missed it!
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    OOS in my area, but Craigslist is full of people scalping them :mad: I got a similar drive last year and it had a WD Green EADS drive in it, 99% sure these have WD Green EARS drives in them.

    A helpful rep did let me know that this is part of their 2 Day Sale and not a Black Friday DoorBuster. So there is hope of getting one beyond today.
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    Keep in mind that this was not just a Black Friday deal. It is running through the end of today as well.
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    I'll be going over there later today to see if they have any.
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    You can check stock on their website.

    I just got one and they had about 10 left at the Target nearest me. Fortunately there are about 10 Targets within 10 miles of Philadelphia! :laugh:

    I bought this same drive about four months ago for $110 and I haven't had any problems with it.
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    From reading other forums that have jumped on this deal, the drives that are installed in these have all been the WD 2TB Blacks!!! :rockout:

    If that is the case, these are really a crazy good deal:respect::respect::respect:

    @StreetFighter: Open your new drive up and let us know ASAP if it is in fact the WD black drive:toast:
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    Are you serious? Caviar BLACKS?! That is a ridiculous deal. I'll have to check the Targets again over here.
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    I was over at EVGA forums, and OC.com forums, and everyone that purchased one used them in their main systems, and all were the Caviar Blacks! Man, I am short on funds, otherwise I would jump on one of these dudes.
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    Holy crap!!!!!!!! If they are in fact WD Caviar blacks, they are going for $180 at NewEgg!!! Shit, and I am short on funds........About my luck:banghead::banghead::banghead:

    Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS 2TB 7200 R...

    Wow, a person could pick up 5 of these suckers, sell four of the bare drives for a hundred and make enough to pay for the fifth one!!!
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    One of those would look so good plugged into my DVR.

    That's the same rational that leads to dealing weed. :)
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    :roll::roll::roll:Yea I suppose that's correct Alex LOL. Of course it is going to be pretty hard to smoke the profits up:laugh::laugh::laugh:
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    The only downside is that these Caviar Blacks will only have a 1yr warranty, and if I remember right, WD will ask for the drive with enclosure if you have to RMA it.

    Got one :)! Just have to pick it up from my brother. Hopefully its a Caviar Black, or I'll consider returning it.
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    Wow, you could be right Dub! Be sure to let us all know if it is indeed a black!!!:toast:

    Edit: And take a look at this for sale thread here on TPU!! Tell me that isn't from one of the drives at Target!!

    http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=135359
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    Um, I've got one sitting on my desk right now. If I knew they were Blacks I would have got some more and scalped. They had 4 in stock.
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    Thanks for posting. I am off to Target:toast:
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    Call ahead, the inventory tool on Target.com is horribly inaccurate- at least in our area.
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    Man this thing is nice. Silent and cool operation, no vibration, no blinding lights, fast transfer over USB 2.0, all with a sleek design.

    I'm transferring over my stuff from the old backup drives and shall sell them to compensate for the cost of the new one.
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    Odd, I didn't think they put blacks in externals.
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    Yeah and there's really no need for there to be one in this drive, since it's hella bottlenecked by USB 2.0. I could see a Black if it had an eSATA connection, but it doesn't. Maybe they just had a surplus of them, or wanted to use them since they're cool and quiet. Who knows :rolleyes:
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    After checking 2 different Target stores, I am pissed to say I missed the deal...
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    wish my brother and I actually saw it there instead we picked up a 2 40 inch LCD 1080P TV's for 300
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    I heard people here locally actually fought for them, I'm glad I decided to forgo the chaos. Great deal on those TVs though.
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    i would have to see this 1 minute before Target closes here.... poo.,
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    Got mine, popped it open and.... it was a 2.0TB Green EARS drive, just like I guessed earlier. Guess we can't all be lucky.
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