So in conclusion, Seagate now own samsung and Lacie, Western digital own Hitachi, so America and China now completely dominate the hard drive market, and customers now have a snowball’s chance in hell of a return to sensible hard drive prices.
True: Hard drives prices will probably not drop further than their 2011 historical lows (pre floods), due to material costs... But that belittles the fact that the density will continue to increase. Hence, a hard drive 3 years from now, will still go for $50-$150, but the price per GB will drom from In this article we will be looking at hard drive prices from various online retailers. Is it still expensive to buy into old mechanical storage?.07/gb to .10/tb...