this may be sata but for some people (mainly laptop users) 2.5" drives aren't an option anymore so for them this is a good price. Personally, even in my desktop I would avoid using a 2.5" drive now, if I can help it.
What the guy fails to mention, is that he is from the future. The time travel has given him some jetlag....
Oh it will, many years ahead when this technology is old & small. People will be throwing them away as not to be worth selling. Trust me :D
I remember selling two 4MB SIMMs for £175 each after the Sumitomo Resin factory fire... https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/business/1993/07/22/fallout-from-a-fire-chip-prices-soar/c59d1f0b-493c-4b68-9a37-cf7588ea8641/?utm_term=.a1503358b894
Decent deal but I'm just upvoting for the drama.