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HDD Prices Not Expected to Decline Until 2014

The Thailand floods of 2011 will be impacting HDD prices for some time. In addition to the shortages, a new market environment is favoring higher prices and pre-flood levels will not be reached until 2014, market researchers at IHS said.
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Hard Drive Shortage Easing; Price Hikes Could Reverse

Technology : The Tech Trade (3 years ago)

The great hard-disk drive shortage seems to be nearing completion. BlueFin Research analyst Paul Peterson asserts in a note this morning that the supply imbalance in hard drives that was triggered by last year’s flooding in Thailand... Read Post

Disk storage market has yet to see full impact from floods in Thailand

Technology : The Next Web Blog (3 years ago)

The horrific Thailand floods started in July 2011 and along with many unfortunate deaths and destruction, they have also caused major disruption to many exports that the rest of the... Read Post

Acer, Samsung: Drive Shortages From Thai Floods To Hurt PC Sales, Boost Prices

Technology : The Tech Trade (3 years ago)

Both Acer and Samsung Electronics on Friday warned that PC supplies will be reduced – and prices increased – as a result of the shortage of hard-disk drives that has been triggered by the recent severe flooding in Thailand. Last wee... Read Post

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