When will HDD be cheap again?

leandrodafontoura

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Ok, when will this flood crisis disappear....I was waiting for a 1TB HDD My Passport to reach $100, and then it wen from $110 to $150....at least its $130 now....but still.......
 
It could also be as late as early 2013.
Law of supply and demand coupled with profit margins.
Even when productio nrs hit pre-flood nrs , the demand may be high for a short time as thoes waiting for a price drop start to buy. Companies that lost equipment not covered by insurance may have to jack their prices up to cover purchaching new equipment. If this is at a plant that supplies several differnt brands with parts, then they must jack up their price to retailers who also have to contend with a profit margin.

Just hate crystals balls that are all fogged up - LOL