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160Gb Sata 3.5" hard drive £14.97 PCWorld

killie99 Avatar
5y, 9m agoFound 5 years, 9 months ago
Not much to say other than a dirt cheap 160Gb internal SATA hard drive. Handy to have to repair your families computers if they just use it to surf the web.
Ordered a couple and it seems to have gobe through ok.
Online only, no pick up in store available.
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#1
160gb ? Barely enough for a couple of games these days.
#2
Average installed game size on PC 10-13GB, even conservative estimates say u will get more than a couple games on here. Personally I'd keep as spares for replacing adds in machines that have no use of large drives.
This is more than enough for a boot drive anyway......
3 Likes #3
Not everyone plays video games on pc... Ps3 is better...
PhilK
160gb ? Barely enough for a couple of games these days.
#4
RandomUsername
Not everyone plays video games on pc... Ps3 is better...
PhilK
160gb ? Barely enough for a couple of games these days.

Nice profile pic :D
#5
Cheers just right for my emprex media recorder!
#6
PhilK
160gb ? Barely enough for a couple of games these days.


I got L4D, L4D2, JC2, FC2 and Fallout 3 as well as Windows 7 and all my other programs installed and it takes less than 100GB. Two of these would be pretty decent in RAID0 if you ask me :P
#7
edited due to numpty comment...doh....

Edited By: thekanester on Mar 07, 2011 00:40
#8
great price, youre looking at something similar for a second hand drive.
doesnt state model or speed tho.
#9
"Guaranteed to be a Samsung / Seagate / Maxtor / Hitachi / Western Digital Drive."
#10
Great Price £26 @ scan etc........
#11
PhilK
160gb ? Barely enough for a couple of games these days.


lol, yeah those 80GB games, what planet do they sell those on?
#12
fandyboy
PhilK
160gb ? Barely enough for a couple of games these days.


lol, yeah those 80GB games, what planet do they sell those on?


FSX plus add ons :p
#13
Good price, heat added
#14
Dont use PC for ganes, so 160GB more than enough for my progs, photos, MP3's etc.

Heat.
2 Likes #15
avoid this drive, as you can see in the picture it has no cover, allowing dust etc to get in :)
good price
#16
…but on the plus side, it is only the size of my thumbnail.
#17
lumsdot
avoid this drive, as you can see in the picture it has no cover, allowing dust etc to get in :)
good price


ah well spotted, was about to hit the buy button, do they sell the covers separately? couldn't find anything on the site, also does it mean I need to use it in an external caddy? might be a reason its cheap!
#18
spleenharvester
Two of these would be pretty decent in RAID0 if you ask me :P

Indeed, or even more for faster speeds, with the obvious added risks of course.
4 Likes #19
Darthballs

ah well spotted, was about to hit the buy button, do they sell the covers separately? couldn't find anything on the site, also does it mean I need to use it in an external caddy?

I would if I were you - there's also a danger that as the drive spins up, centrifugal forces will cause the bytes to fly off, and without a cover to hold them in they could damage your computer or even hit you in the eye.

This product is very cheap, but I always think safety should be paramount.
#20
Darthballs
ah well spotted, was about to hit the buy button, do they sell the covers separately? couldn't find anything on the site, also does it mean I need to use it in an external caddy? might be a reason its cheap!

you're not serious are you?oO
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#22
killie99
Darthballs
ah well spotted, was about to hit the buy button, do they sell the covers separately? couldn't find anything on the site, also does it mean I need to use it in an external caddy? might be a reason its cheap!


you're not serious are you?oO
Remember to get some stabilisers also, you don't want data slippage.
#23
Excellent price, but looks like they've all gone now....too slow again.:(
#24
A good deal for those who got one.
#25
£9.99 could be the right price. can be usefull i must say but 3 of these are not even 50gb. Can buy 1gb for less than £40
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bobo53
£9.99 could be the right price. can be usefull i must say but 3 of these are not even 50gb. Can buy 1gb for less than £40


What on earth are you talking about?

3 x 160GB = 480GB (a bit more than 50GB..)

And I bet most people can buy 1GB for less than £40. A lot less.

Edited By: Kai on Mar 07, 2011 10:12
#27
MysticDee
Average installed game size on PC 10-13GB, even conservative estimates say u will get more than a couple games on here. Personally I'd keep as spares for replacing adds in machines that have no use of large drives.
This is more than enough for a boot drive anyway......

And are games are getting smaller or bigger ?
And in the not-too-distant future games will be the same size gb-wise ?
Let's say me and you disagree chum.
#28
All gone, move along, nothing to see here.
#29
PhilK

And in the not-too-distant future games will be the same size gb-wise ?.


What does that even mean?

Hot, if you want a cheap HD for a web browsing PC for the grandparents, this is perfect. Not everyone is a pr0-g4m3r with massive xvid collections and game-add ons.
#30
I could think of one good use for this, if it were still available at a low price, and that is to take an entire drive image of (for example), a netbook, to store away in one’s attic just in case (in case anyone ever keeps anything important just on their netbooks, that is)
#31
sorry, i meant 500gb and 1tb, obviously.

Edited By: bobo53 on Mar 08, 2011 10:34

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