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LaCie Porsche Design 3TB Desktop Drive. Free Delivery, Collect + and 2 Year Warranty @ Ebuyer £67.98
Found 10 h, 54 m agoFound 10 h, 54 m ago
With the LaCie Porsche Design Desktop Drive's USB 3.0 interface, you'll be able to get the job done faster than ever before. Speeds up to 5 Gb/s allow you to transfer a 700 MB vide… Read more
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From what I've read, Porsche were involved with the design (y)


Porsche design... seriously, was Porsche actually involved in this external drive development? Ok, hands up it’s a nice looking piece of kit but Porsche involvement :/ heat added because I like the look of design and it’s in a sale (highfive)


Great price, Very nice looking hard drive (Well it's not black plastic anyway)😁


Thank you, my good man (y)


Heat heat

WD My Book Desktop Hard Drive - 6TB @ Amazon with 3 year warranty
Found 16th AugFound 16th Aug
Equipped with WD backup software for Windows and Apple Time Machine compatibility for MacWorks with acronis true image WD edition software to schedule full system backupsPassword p… Read more
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I was thinking about as expansion for my ps4 until i saw the transfer rate


Only 1 mb a sec transfer rate far too slow for something like PLEX.


Thanks! Just found this so it's a lottery basically


Just got mine (WD recertified) - it has a wd blue inside. wd60ezrz 5400rpm.


i'm getting my recertified one from WD today (£84.99 for 6tb, but only 6 months warranty - fine as a media drive!), happy to share info on what's inside once that arrives.

Buffalo 4TB Drivestation Velocity Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive. £77.98 Free Delivery, Collect +, 2 Year Warranty @ Ebuyer
Found 16th AugFound 16th Aug
19.50 per TB (y) Buffalo 4TB Drivestation Velocity USB 3.0 External Hard Drive SuperSpeed USB 3.0 hard disk drive DriveStation Velocity is the perfect solution for those who nee… Read more
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Thanks I'll expire. Price jumped up a lot (annoyed)


Now £108.93 - not worth it


Do you know wich hdd is inside? I need to use it for my nas .


May and Squaking sounds. Brexit anyone?


I have a 3TB Buffalo purchased in 2013. Works great BUT I noticed on idle, the HDD May start making squaking sounds.

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Asus G11CD i5 7th gen gaming desktop £430 CeX
Found 15th AugFound 15th Aug
G11CD/i5-7400/8GB RAM/1TB HDD/GTX1060 3GB/DVD-RW/Windows 10 Only posting because saw a i7 4th gen getting heat at 50 quid more with a gtx 970. Pretty sure this is a better machine … Read more
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These deals are very cexy.


The other machine is better.


Oh well, was in stock she posted. Will expire


Out of stock.


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Stormforce Lux Desktop Gaming PC - Ryzen 1700x / 16GB RAM / 580 8GB / 256GB SSD + 2TB HDD £899.99 @ Box
Found 14th AugFound 14th Aug
One for the folks going for an AMD based PC, the Ryzen CPUs are pretty impressive imo, been running a 1700 for around a year and it's been fantastic so far. Plenty of RAM in there … Read more

Used Box a lot and never had any issues with them.


And lets not forget, most sites will only show max fps gained. So for augments sake MEA might only see a 5 fps increase going from 2133 to 3600 but they don't tell you that the .1% rate shoots up 20fps for a 40% increase :)


What extra money? Kingston themselves don't charge extra for 2133 to 2666 - even jumping to 2933 is only 7/8 pounds extra. Besides chances are a faster kit will generally be able to run slower with less latency than a stock 2133 part, and with infinity fabric that helps a lot. (mhz mostly)


Never seen Box.Co.Uk. Excellent warranty of three years collect and return. This particular deal seems OK to me, but I'm not one to build my own. Anyone ever used Box? These seems a decent price with a 1080ti,2344682


LaCie Porsche Design 8TB USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive - Light Grey. For Xbox one, PC, PS4. 2 Year Warranty, free delivery, Collect + £164.90 @ Ebuyer
Found 13th AugFound 13th Aug
Accelerate Your Backup with USB 3.0 With the LaCie Porsche Design Desktop Drive's USB 3.0 interface, you'll be able to get the job done faster than ever before. Speeds up to 5Gb/s … Read more
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Remember to back up your data. The conventional wisdom by tech experts on backups is known as the 3-2-1 method. Basically you want: 3 copies of any data you don't want to lose 2 different mediums it's stored on (so 2 different drives in your computer, for example) 1 copy kept offsite, to prevent against disaster.


They come with ST8000DM004 drives now some form of magnetic writing.


Where do you get failure rates of Lacie ranked with brands ?


Is it.......


I was consider getting them to shuck (and even seeing if it's possible as there is a clampdown in manufacturers that solder the drives up differently) for a NAS but reading into it, it looks like the drives inside are Seagate ST8000AS000 which are not recommended. It's an old end of life drive. More info Still, great price for an external if you need to backup files.

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**D Link DGS-105 5 Port Gigabit Unmanaged Metal Desktop Switch UK  £9.99 @ Amazon
Found 13th AugFound 13th Aug
Deal of the day . The DGS-105 5-Port Gigabit unmanaged desktop switch offers an economical way for SOHO and small and medium businesses to benefit from the increased bandwidth of G… Read more

Unfortunately, the 5 port is only a 100mbit switch. The 8 looks good though! Thanks


You can actually buy a 5 port switch for less money here But In my experience, you would be better paying a bit extra for an 8 port, current cheapest is here


I got a Netgear 8 port with lifetime warranty (ones with metal cases had lifetime warranties) for a fraction more than this. For me 5 ports just isn't worth it you'll lose one for uplink immediately. Worth it for lobbing under the TV to hard wire console, sky etc I guess but I'd spend a little more & get an 8 port if you think you'll get more devices, if not its a good deal. Quoting full duplex speeds is a bit cheeky too but they're not the only ones who do that.




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ASUS Republic Of Gamers Strix GD30 Desktop PC, Intel Core i7, 16GB, 1TB + 256GB SSD, GeForce GTX1060 £1049 @ John lewis
Found 11th AugFound 11th Aug
The ASUS ROG Strix GD30 boasts a Sci-Fi- and cyberpunk-inspired design with its stylish black and white finish, that’s been designed to appeal to fans of a certain iconic movie sag… Read more
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Apologies. It totally escaped me that he was referring to a HDD. I was about to ask where I can get one from for £37!


Fair play, but each part also will have a warranty


Clearly a typo...there’s always one (lol)


1Tb SSD for £37?


I'd pay the extra £150 to have it ready to go and fully warrantied

Seagate FireCuda 1TB Desktop - £55.97 @ Laptops Direct
Found 9th AugFound 9th Aug
My current hard drive needs replacing. After a little research and some mental arithmatic. I think this could be a decent deal with the Which promo as well.
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I am not into gaming - just multimedia and genreal needs.


So no SSD?


I already have a Seagate hybrid 1 TB drive with a Windows 8.1 OS on and I was also running an older 1TB SATA3 with another Windows 8.1 partition on which has started to wear out after 5 years use. I am planning on replacing the older one with this new Firecuda which should be quicker and quieter. :p


The price isn't bad for what it is, but SSHDs are inviting another point of failure into an important storage device for a pretty minor performance bump; a 120GB SSD + 1TB HDD doesn't come to much more than them rolled into one and the pure SSD is going to run a lot quicker. Though if you want to use this in a PS4 or whatever it's probably a decent enough bet.


I assume you are using it as a storage drive and not as the main drive?

Seagate 4 TB Expansion USB 3.0 Desktop 3.5 Inch External Hard Drive £87.57 @ Amazon
Found 9th AugFound 9th Aug
Decent price for the 2018 external 4TB HDD. Price is delivered. Ideal add-on storage for your PC, Xbox One or PS4 Drag and drop file saving, right out o… Read more

If you value your data then you need to back up to 2 drives. The easiest to use will be a NAS unit like the WD my book duo which has 2 NAS (server) drives inside and can be configured easily to act as a 2 drive mirrored array to backup automatically - or you can just get two reliable hard drives used by servers solutions providers, like 2 HGST or toshiba drives and keep one to back up your data (if you want cheaper options then use server drives like WD reds, but any server drives would do. They cost more by you gain massively in reliability. The consumer Seagate and WD drives have high failure rates high enough to make them unsafe to use for irreplaceable data like photos. Most of my failed drives have got blown capacitors. That is what you get from cheap home consumer drives - cheap components which will fail and you have no cheap means of getting your data back. Once they go you are stuffed and no amount of trickery will help you.


Any good recommendation please...thanks


It comes across as a good all rounder.


No it is not any good. If you want this for backup get something more reliable. This is a home user device with their most basic hard drive inside. Its fine if you don't mind losing whatever you have on it.


Remember to have a good back up plan. The conventional wisdom by tech experts on backups is known as the 3-2-1 method. Basically you want: 3 copies of any data you don't want to lose 2 different mediums it's stored on (so 2 different drives in your computer, for example) 1 copy kept offsite, to prevent against disaster.

6TB Porsche Design desktop 3.5 USB 3.0 light-grey. Free Delivery, Collect + and 2 Year Warranty £131.82 @ Ebuyer. For PC, Xbox One, PS4, Laptop + MAC
Found 9th AugFound 9th Aug
With the LaCie Porsche Design Desktop Drive's USB 3.0 interface, you'll be able to get the job done faster than ever before. Speeds up to 5 Gb/s allow you to transfer a 700MB video… Read more
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Bought 3, 3 died hard and early. Read the other threads, disastrous quality control. Wouldn't touch with a barge pole.


I have an older one and of the 5 mechanical disks connected to my main PC it is the only one with smart errors; still working but I use it only for an extra backup because of the errors. I would recommend a different brand, even though it does look brilliant.


The LaCie Porsche design box has been around for about 10 years and actually looks quite good for a box. Unfortunately, it's not very good at its job as over heating is a major issue and results in hard drive failures.


Lol “Porsche” design.....a box


£12 more than last week

Cosmetic Perspex Desktop Storage Drawers only £3 @ Wilko (free C&C)
Found 8th AugFound 8th Aug
Excellent value for money Ideal desktop storage solution Strong, clear perspex Matching makup storage can be found using product number 0437385 Keep your dressing table cl… Read more
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70 in stock at current time, just keep checking, has been coming back in stock serveral times through the week.


Sad I missed this, I'm currently stacking my Birchbox boxes and using them as storage.


I can see right through this deal!!


Yea they do pull out all the way


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Samsung DeX Desktop PC Station for Galaxy Flagships @ £40.88 Dispatched from and sold by Amazon
Found 7th AugFound 7th Aug
Looks like its the cheapest its ever been on Amazon. There are also 9 used ones between £33.77 - £36.84 Convert your smartphone into a desktop computer Built in fan to keep your… Read more
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So I'm assuming the note 9 HDMI adapter solution can't be used with the S9/+. Hope Samsung do add that in for the s9/+ users in the next major update


Does it only work with certain apps so for example you can't just play any game via the dex station? Edit: just googled infinite flight and dex and it seems to work fine having seen a youtube video if it so not just the defined list of apps on the Samsung site then!


Amazon's own price has gone up to a crazy £129.99. Other sellers are doing it slightly cheaper than this deal post from £39.25 through Prime though


Check eBay for prices. Lots for sale as samsung smartphone customers (S8/9, Note 8 etc)could claim one for free.


It will run your Android apps in resizeable/draggable windows just like in Windows OS

LaCie Porsche Design 5TB Desktop Drive. 2 Year Warranty Free Delivery Collect + at Ebuyer for £109.98
Found 6th AugFound 6th Aug
21.99 per TB Out of a collaboration born in 2003, a trailblazing tech firm and an iconic design house have forged another functional showpiece. The LaCie Porsche Design Desktop Dr… Read more
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What if it turns into Fal'Cie


So this is more like a Peugeot.


Likely to be a SHR (Shingled Head Recording) Seagate hard drive inside, doubt it is PMR. Larger 6TB was £119.99 last week, as an indication of price.


We support the 1TB versions and above for a customer in France. Very high failure rate on these.. Guess these ARE great for the industry though.. more failures mean more work or sales.. (y)


Avoid LaCie gear at all costs. They look great and often offer good features, but they’re let down by terrible PSUs. Cheap design means the capacitors dry out in them and they die long before the HDD. The PSUs are also sealed units, so pretty much impossible to repair 👎🏻

Lacie Porsche Design 4TB USB 3.0 Desktop Drive. Free Delivery, Collect +. 2 year warranty @ Ebuyer £89.90
Found 6th AugFound 6th Aug
With the LaCie Porsche Design Desktop Drive's USB 3.0 interface, you'll be able to get the job done faster than ever before. Speeds up to 5Gb/s allow you to transfer a 700MB video … Read more
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Other than the SMR Technology, I recall someone else on here (be it a few Month's ago now), mentioning another alleged more 'superior' Technology to that of SMR ... (and in relation to Hard Drive Technologies too). I forget what it is now, does anyone remember it?. :-) Ps. What are anyone's thoughts on this too:


Nope!. :-( It's more like £1,439.99 ...






Is there anyone that's not part of seagate (flirt)

HP Slimline 260-a104na Desktop PC & Acer 21.5" Monitor Bundle £289.99 Delivered at
31/08/2018Expires on 31/08/2018Found 31st JulFound 31st Jul
Pretty decent price for this slimline Desktop PC and monitor bundle. Normally sold as a set for £349, it would be perfect for a home office, or even a bedroom for some homework! … Read more

Buyer beware - Dangerously slow processor, will most likely lock-up on anything more than single page web browsing.


I really couldn’t in good conscience recommend this computer purely on the processor alone. I think I’d need to be paid to use this nevertheless actually buy it. Sorry to seem cruel (fierce)


Be aware that the processor in the PC is very slow. Much slower than a Core i3 or Ryzen 3.


Back the F:\ up to begin with :D But seriously, pickup an external drive and make copies of your data no matter what. External drive will be useful for regular backups of your new computer when you eventually buy it. Good luck!!!


I would take the hard drive out , then stick it in a docking station . then just hook it up to your new computer . you can then put all that stuff on your new computer or just leave it on that drive . but 12 years worth of stuff you should have it backed up anyway .

Zoostorm i5-7400 Quad Core Desktop PC - 8GB RAM / ASUS GTX 1060 £575.99 zoostorm-sales / Ebay
Found 31st JulFound 31st Jul
8GB RAM @ 2400MHZ I5-7400 ASUS DUAL OC 6GB 1060 inside according to listing (DUAL OC Model not two cards)
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My moneys on a cheap PSU taking out the motherboards.


It wouldn't be if it's out of warranty and the PSU blows and takes out the motherboard CPU and Gfx card :/


My guess is that the PSU fried the motherboards. The cheap PSU in these are very unlikely to give consistent currents and voltages. Decent motherboards will cope with some variation but the cheap motherboards in these will just give in. Ultimately, it's the PSU which is most likely to cause problems.


You don't need to spend that sort of cash, unless you want to of course, for an office machine you could do worse than buy from: I bought an i-5 3470s from them several months ago and its been switched on 24/7 and used to stream to Twitch. Been flawless so far and only cost £160 with an SSD and 8gb memory. Monitors are 10 a penny, £100 gets you a 24' that will suit an office environment..


Hardly, what would be the chances of 2 motherboards failing in two seperate computers both within 24hrs? Don't forget the hassle of time off to accept deliveries and trips to post office to send back the defective PC's. Bad experience, yes. Bad luck, stretching it a bit there....[as luck has f**k all to do with it, either poor workmanship or bad quality components, nothing unlucky about it].

Logitech H150 Stereo Headset (£5) & wireless desktop keyboard combo C2710(£15) -Reduced to clear @ Sainsbury's instore (Sprucefield-lisburn)
Found 28th JulFound 28th Jul
reduced to clear at Sainsbury(Sprucefield-lisburn) not sure if this is local only or nationwide Logitech H150 Stereo Headset -Reduced to clear £5 and also wireless desktop key… Read more

Are there any left?


Corrected price in title


Yep, misleading as I thought keyboard combo was only £5


Please correct price in title

9 inch desktop fan - In stock, free delivery tomorrow! - Coop electrical - £19.99
Found 27th JulFound 27th Jul
Hey, its hot, fans seems to be impossible to get hold of. This one seems reasonably priced and will be delivered tomorrow if you're quick.
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I bought my fans last winter, never bough a snow shovel though as I have never seen enough snow in this country to ever use one


Me too paid £2.99 for fans in JANUARY and got snow shovel for 80p last summer. pays to think ahead

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