questionswhere can i get a good deal on a 320gb external…

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Check out prices at Newegg and Tigerdirect. They usually have good prices and sometimes free (or reasonable) shipping rates.

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@rlapid2112: That's a refurbished drive - and out of stock.

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@rlapid2112: Yep. I'm not familiar with that particular drive, but I've never had any problems with Toshiba products. I am surprised that he's not going for a larger drive in the same price range. You can never have too much storage space.

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$29.99 for a western digitial 250gb this week at target.

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I've bought refurbished hard drives from Grassroots computers. The price was very good, and my drives are still working.

They have a 320GB starting at $31.99 for a white one:
http://grassrootscomputers.com/external-hard-drives/?subcats=Y&features_hash=V25

Question, @grassrootscomputers : what is the difference between the $31.99 white 320GB drive and the $42.99 one?

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Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 320 GB USB 2.0 Ultra-Portable External Hard Drive is $47.99 here.
http://idealdeals.info/?i=B003ELOSEG

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@nereprit: These are good and we found them at WalMart for that price too.

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I’d also like to mention too that less space doesn’t always mean a cheaper price. There’s normally a ‘sweet spot’ for hard drives were you can get the most GB’s for your buck. The biggest hard drives normally cost way more than they should, and you can normally double the memory of the lower memory hard drives for a lot less than double the price (normally like a quarter of the price more for double the space).

For example at Newegg, they have a 250 GB HDD for $76.99, a 320 GB one for $89.99, 500GB for $79.99 and a 1TB one for $89.99 (all portable 2.5” external Western Digital hard drives, bit.ly/rsLeEW ). To me it looks like I’d be getting the 1 TB even though you say you don’t need that much space.