Controversial hard drive vendor breaks new record with cheapest HDD yet

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Amazon sells a 14TB MaxDigitalData enterprise hard disk drive (opens in new tab) for beneath $120. Not solely does it include a full five-year guarantee however you may as well seize a 3-year knowledge restoration plan from Amazon for a mere $14.99 and get it serviced by Seagate’s Rescue Knowledge knowledge restoration service ought to one thing unhealthy occur to it.

At lower than $8.60 per TB (unformatted capability), that is the most affordable arduous disk drive per TB we’ve managed to supply and that’s cheaper than any optical media. Compared, Blu-ray, for instance, is about $15 per TB, virtually twice the value of MaxDigitalData’s providing, when bought in 25GB bulk BD-R spindles.