[mythtv-users] Hard Disk Prices -- What Happened?

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Mon Nov 28 16:11:10 UTC 2011

On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 10:53:03AM -0500, James Hall wrote:
> Do you do any work where you handle hundreds of hard drives on a regular
> basis? There's got to be a lot of demand for it from computer

   Yup. None of them ever used the kind of consumer grade drives we're
talking about here.

> > > I don't see any tangible proof that somebody's cashing in, the article
> > > just talks about some gut-feeling.
> > > Off course prices are rising if there's only roughly 50% production of
> > > HDD-parts left, that's economics, if I sell an article to a costumer and
> >
> >     Prices should only rise that high and that fast if demand is seriously
> > inelastic and I don't think that's the case. Intuitively percieving this
> > is what I think is making some people suspicious.

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