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WD Red 4TB 3.5" SATA 64MB Hard Drive #WD40EFRX US $139.99


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It is a very good price. My only concern is they have them listed as OEM drives, but they are listing a 3 year manufacturers warranty. Usually, OEM drives do not have the standard 3 year manufacturers warranty. I sent a message to the seller to ask if they had tried registering one of the drives with WD to verify the warranty. These will probably sell out before I get a reply.

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Great find! Already has sold 576 of them. Good old Supply & Demand at work. WD, Seagate, and Toshiba have announced and/or shipped 5TB and 6TB LFF HDDs, most identified as "next-generation enterprise".

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The seller emailed back and confirmed that they do have a three year warranty from WD.

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They still have stock.

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I've seen this deal popping up as I've been searching for the same drive.

 

The reviews for the ebay seller are terrible.  Poor packaging and lots of DOA drives.  After a similar deal on 2TB drives from the same seller many people on slickdeals were recommending staying away.

 

Sorry to rain on the parade.

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Don't be sorry, its good information. When I buy drives on eBay I usually send a note to the seller defining proper packaging for drives.

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schoondoggy brought up an excellent point. With WD drives, you also have to be careful about the country designation for each drive. If you live in country A and have a drive that WD says belongs to country B, you can have some issues getting warranty service. They will allow up to 5 'out of region' drive warranty exchanges per year, but it's something to consider.

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The 3TB Reds are going for this price on NewEgg. May have to stick with them for  now.

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