1TB Drive Western Digital Caviar - Green Power - SATA2 - 16MB & 2GB Dane-Elec Memory Stick only £70.44 @ Scan - Today Only - HotUKDeals
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1TB (1000 GB) Western Digital WD10EACS Caviar Green GP, SATA 300, 16MB Cache, 8.9 ms, NCQ

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2GB Dane-Elec Zlite USB2 Pendrive Fast x150 Speed


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#1
Cold, cheaper at Aria(yes I know that doesnt include postage but when I buy from aria I usually buy a few things so postage doesn't matter)
banned#2
Voted hot - comes with free carriage of course :)

(Oh - and it's free carriage via AV Forums as well .. not just Hexus)
banned#3
Actually jonohanson is doubly wrong - as Aria doesn't have a 2gb pendrive with their offer... so 2 quid for 2 gig as well... definitely hot :)
#4
jonohanson
Cold, cheaper at Aria(yes I know that doesnt include postage but when I buy from aria I usually buy a few things so postage doesn't matter)


yer i checked aria and more expensive and not memory stick and i only want to order one thing like most people also y'day it got to 200+ without memory stick :thumbsup:
#5
OK aria 1tb drive + 2gb mem stick = £67.92 which is cheaper!!
#6
jonohanson
OK aria 1tb drive + 2gb mem stick = £67.92 which is cheaper!!


please explain that i make it more then £75 odd with postage and VAT (which isnt shown) and more with postage
#7
jamhops
please explain that i make it more then £75 odd with postage and VAT (which isnt shown)


As I said I am not bothered about postage as I buy multiple things but for the items themselves without postage aria is cheaper!! :thumbsup:
#8
jonohanson
As I said I am not bothered about postage as I buy multiple things but for the items themselves without postage aria is cheaper!! :thumbsup:


it isnt that was £75 without postage for me for same HDD model and a random 2gb stick. anyway the offer has to be considered with postage therefore it cant be found cheaper,
#11
You mean like the WD I posted?? I put 2 drives on there!!
#12
Must be nice to be able to dismiss Aria's £6.95 delivery charge as negligible. However, as with most deals posted here, people will most likely be purchasing that one item, so postage is a factor. This is why the delivered price must be included in the title.
#13
jonohanson
You mean like the WD I posted?? I put 2 drives on there!!


look idk i want to know about this offer as that one isnt better with postage is someone posts a WD cheaper i will get it but waiting to find out about this one not an aria where i will have to pay postage as im not making a big order....

basically i saw this offer thought i looked good and after confirmation b4 ordering
#14
father murphy
Voted hot - comes with free carriage of course :)

(Oh - and it's free carriage via AV Forums as well .. not just Hexus)


that is the one i use but wasnt sure if they still do it for people to join post 20 and sign up (use to but thought they stopped it) so left it out to be on the safe side,
#15
Gazbert
Must be nice to be able to dismiss Aria's £6.95 delivery charge as negligible. However, as with most deals posted here, people will most likely be purchasing that one item, so postage is a factor. This is why the delivered price must be included in the title.


As I said for the item Aria is cheaper, am I wrong?? As for postage I order more with aria so the postage on larger orders does become negligible.
#16
jonohanson
As I said for the item Aria is cheaper, am I wrong?? As for postage I order more with aria so the postage on larger orders does become negligible.


but that is the thing a deal has to be considered with the price of postage scan you can get free aria not therefore it isnt a better offer (thats the rules)
#17
Indeed. For the Aria proposition to work out cheaper overall you'd need to buy 3 of em. Perfect for anyone that needs 3TB of storage, not so hot for the average user.
#18
Gazbert
Indeed. For the Aria proposition to work out cheaper overall you'd need to buy 3 of em. Perfect for anyone that needs 3TB of storage, not so hot for the average user.


does the average user even need 1TB? :p
#19
jamhops;3148003
does the average user even need 1TB? :p


I would say so. I intend to buy one so that I can store more than 1 full backup of my system at a time. I'm currently limited to 1 full backup plus a months worth of incrementals on my 400GB external. A 1TB drive will let me double that, and have extra peace of mind in the possible event of backup corruption. I'd hate to lose my digital photo and music collection. There's some precious memories there.
#20
Is this a 7200RPM drive?
#21
Gazbert
I would say so. I intend to buy one so that I can store more than 1 full backup of my system at a time. I'm currently limited to 1 full backup plus a months worth of incrementals on my 400GB external. A 1TB drive will let me double that, and have extra peace of mind in the possible event of backup corruption. I'd hate to lose my digital photo and music collection. There's some precious memories there.


fair enough i have a network drive for backups when i actually needed them it just wouldnt let me access it and had to reset it :x
#22
JIT
Is this a 7200RPM drive?


spec say 5400rpm


is this not as good an offer as i thought?
#23
anyone is there a cheaper offer or should i just get this?
banned#24
jamhops
that is the one i use but wasnt sure if they still do it for people to join post 20 and sign up (use to but thought they stopped it) so left it out to be on the safe side,


Apparently they stopped it cos people where taking the wee-wee with orders under 20 quid... but it looks like they've fixed it so people can't have free carriage under that value now.... so it came back a little while ago :)
banned#25


Definately prefer Danelec to cheap unbadged stuff :)
#26
+7 from me! :)
#27
+9 from me ;)
#28
The average user DOES NOT need 1TB. Crazy statement.
#29
i got plus 13 or w/e it was :p
#30
crazyal
The average user DOES NOT need 1TB. Crazy statement.


They may need that amount soon as the various High Definition media takes 3 times as much memory as standard quality.

But yeah, it's just a luxury for the Mr Average.

Mr average is a strange guy though; He has 2.5 children. I wonder if he got the fast half or the noisy half ;-)
#31
The average PC user doesn't even know what xvid or divx are, let alone Matroska or HD .wmv files.

They're happy with a 250GB HDD and MS Works ;-)
#32
Even SD to record a decent amount of TV or put your DVD's on a duke box without compression (best not to lose the quality) it takes lots of space - I'm adding one to my media server which currently only has 1.5TB, low power and temp make this drive ideal for serving DVD over the network.
#33
3 of these in RAID5 and you're set for all the content storage you'll ever need! HOT!

Run out of space? Buy another one and expand the array :)
#34
western digital dum dum dum
#35
Agreed, the average user will not need 1Tb.

What about those of us who don't get free delivery?
Surely then the Aria deal would offer better value.
#36
+1 woot!

hot, would've ordered this if I could!
#37
Ordered - thanks! :)
#38
defconluke
Agreed, the average user will not need 1Tb.

What about those of us who don't get free delivery?
Surely then the Aria deal would offer better value.


you can sign up and make 20 posts and get free delivery!

i used avforums but assume the same:
http://forums.hexus.net/general-discussion/51314-why-dont-you-buy-scan.html

Btw. if you cant order today so that you can tomorrow place it in the basket login and then get firefox to save open pages (save and quit) and for me atleast when it loads up again i have the same order at the same price!
#39
crazyal;3149646
The average user DOES NOT need 1TB. Crazy statement.


Really? How many people now have hundreds of gigabytes of digital photo's that need saving and backing up? With the megapixel race in the digital camera arena, photo sizes are only going to get bigger too.

So suddenly, having more than 1 backup of your digital media files requires a 1TB drive.
#40
For anyone unaware of when Scan's "Today Only" offers run out, here's a quote from their today only page...

Scan Today Only

[size=4]The products change EVERY WEEK DAY (Monday to Friday), at approx 12pm[/size].

This also means that "Today Only" listiing that appears on Friday after 12pm will last across the weekend until Monday 11am-ish :thumbsup:

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