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.
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
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