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Prices

Size (tb) Min cost Avg cost Price/tb Price last 30 days Currently
8000 $-1 $271.913 $34 Last 30 days Lower
6000 $169.95 $202.613 $34 Last 30 days Lower
4000 $99 $124.493 $31 Last 30 days Lower
3000 $52 $83.457 $28 Last 30 days Lower
2000 $43 $57.0207 $29 Last 30 days Lower
1500 $49.95 $100.3 $67 Last 30 days Higher
1000 $38 $43.0848 $43 Last 30 days Lower
1000 32mb $37.99 $103.124 $103 Last 30 days Highest
750 $27.95 $169.405 $226 Last 30 days Lower
750 32mb $49.95 $123.439 $165 Last 30 days Highest
640 $27.95 $77.4111 $121 Last 30 days Higher
500 $22 $29.8741 $60 Last 30 days Lower
500 32mb $34.95 $205.359 $411 Last 30 days Higher
400 $20 $424.314 $1061 Last 30 days Lower
320 $7 $81.101 $253 Last 30 days Lowest
300 $24.95 $299.458 $998 Last 30 days Higher
250 $15.95 $81.6234 $326 Last 30 days Higher
200 $27.95 $480.511 $2403 Last 30 days Lower
160 $13.99 $97.7391 $611 Last 30 days Higher
120 $18.95 $135.489 $1129 Last 30 days Lower
80 $9.95 $86.4636 $1081 Last 30 days Higher
60 $16.99 $44.7419 $746 Last 30 days Higher
40 $-1 $82 $2050 Last 30 days Lower

Prices are from the website www.pricewatch.com

User comments

2 comments have been made
From Andrew Que (http://www.DrQue.net)
Wisconsin, USA
December 1st, 2007 at 1:32PM
   Feel free to leave some feedback for the world to see
From Noah (http://amadameus.wordpress.com)
Underground & on fire
August 2nd, 2009 at 11:11PM
   What a useful script! It definitely shows how the price of hard drives keeps going down, regardless of holiday prices and other swings.
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What this script does

This script works by querying Price Watch every 6 hours and keeping record of the average drive prices. The average for each drive is calculated by averaging the 10 cheapest drive prices together. This price is stored in a database along with a time stamp.

The column labeled "currently" indicates weather the most current price is above or below the 30 day average. Prices above average are labeled "higher" and those below are labeled "lower". When a drive is at it's best price in the last 30 days, it is labeled "lowest".

The graphs for each drive are a plot of price/gig over the past 30 days. This helps give a visual indication to where the current price of the drive stands.

Keep in mind that price/gig isn't the only consideration when buying a drive. Factors such as cache, warranty and drive performance are all important. We assume by using this page, you understand this already.

Author

This script is written by Andrew Que. To get in touch with Andrew Que, visit his contact page.