Prices of hard drives a year of floods
It’s been a little over a year after the floods in thailand that affected the market for hard drives , and from The Tech Report comes an interesting article where they compare the current prices of hard drives, with that date (mid October 2011).
According to the latest market analysis, so far this year, the sales volume of hard drives has been higher than last year, analyzes that put into question the supposed crisis in the market for hard drives with which justify the current high prices.
Here a graph of the percentage difference between the price of hard drives last year (0%) compared with current prices:
It is observed that curiously hard drives that currently have a lower price than before the floods are hard drives 2.5 “laptop (although there are still some with prices between 7-14% higher), while hard drives 3.5 “for desktops priced between 12-63% (35% more expensive on average) over the last year.
We recommend reviewing the full article at The Tech Report.
Link: Hard drive prices one year after the flood (The Tech Report)Tags: analysis, disk-drive, flood, hdd, Hitachi, price, Samsung, seagate, thailand, WD, Western Digital