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Old 07-10-2006, 01:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Best Buy has 74G Raptors for $129.99

Just got this in a deals email I get every day. It's only available on their site, though. Oh, and no rebate to fool with.

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WOW! Bestbuy has something that is cheaper than everyone else!

I bet they jack you on shipping.
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Sweet. Thanks, trotter. I was considering getting another one of these. $129.99, pretty **** good deal. Newegg has it for $139.99 AFTER a rebate.
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Sweet. Thanks, trotter. I was considering getting another one of these. $129.99, pretty **** good deal. Newegg has it for $139.99 AFTER a rebate.
Bestbuy is the 8MB cache, newegg is the 16MB cache :classic:
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Old 07-10-2006, 01:27 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Thanks, I ordered 2.

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Bestbuy is the 8MB cache, newegg is the 16MB cache :classic:
STILL not worth the hassle of a MIR and an extra $10, lol.
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I work at Best Buy. Employee cost on that hard drive is like 98 bucks. I've realized exactly how much they mark things up. It's rediculous. The cables. I get 35.99 cables for like 2 dollars. I also get the 1900xt for 269 bucks.
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I work at Best Buy. Employee cost on that hard drive is like 98 bucks. I've realized exactly how much they mark things up. It's rediculous. The cables. I get 35.99 cables for like 2 dollars. I also get the 1900xt for 269 bucks.
my aunt works for best buy too - the discount is 10% above cost right?

I should have her buy me a couple next time I'm around her.

btw, you know the discount on car head units specifically indash DVD players?
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oooh it's tempting but I still can't afford it right now, just shelled out for my new comp.
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I'm stuck with my 36 gig raptors for awhile. One is going back to WD on RAM as it took a dump this week. Went to swap them out into a new build and one of the Raptors SATA connectors came out of the drive with the cable..............alltogether bad and flimsy design. I bought these derives used but I understand that the new drives are shipped with drive connecotrs...is that true?
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