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Old 08-26-2005, 11:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What is wrong with this drive: http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...tCode=101206-1

because it is cheaper than this one: http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...tCode=101200-1

Seriously... am I missing something?

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Old 08-27-2005, 12:38 AM   #2 (permalink)
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nothing is wrong with that drive.

80 gig is just more common than 40 gig.

If a mfg can make a larger quantity of one product, it ends up being cheaper for them to make; therefore, the end cost to the consumer is reduced...

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Yea, its a weird little thing that ends up being unnaturally efficient for us =)
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