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Re: [vox] Hard Drives are cheap...
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Re: [vox] Hard Drives are cheap...

Yes, hard drives are cheap.  But in my experience rebates
are OFTEN out-and-out scams... especially if an outside
service is handling them.

Why do you suppose they don't just lower the price?

-- Rod

Joel Baumert said:
> I went to Fry's last night to get a hard drive and
> they had a Western Digital 80GB drive for $229 with
> a $100 manufacturer rebate...
> Let me see... 80 GB would be 20-30 movies... that
> is about $5 a movie (if you were pirating them). Less
> if you compressed the movies at a lower quality.
> No wonder the MPAA has been so agressive... A new
> hard drive is cheaper than the movies it could store.
> Joel.

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