Western Digital has evidently slashed the pricing for the corporate’s Gold, Purple Professional, Purple Plus, Purple, Purple Professional, and Blue product lineups. Nonetheless, the brand new pricing seems to be skeptically low, elevating the query of whether or not it is a flash sale or a pricing error.
Western Digital’s on-line retailer reveals the WD Gold enterprise laborious drives beginning at $3 (down from $117.99) or the Purple surveillance laborious drives at $1 (down from $83.99). Even the Purple Professional and Purple Plus, which goal NAS customers, carry beginning costs at $10 and $27, respectively, after they usually go for $209.99 and $109.99.
The producer has massive capability drives, together with the Gold 20TB at $150 (down from $679.99) and Purple Professional 20TB at $75 (down from $599.99). However sadly, neither laborious drive is inventory. Furthermore, not one of the discounted models can be found for buy, suggesting that it could possibly be a pricing error. Western Digital provides the choice to inform the buyer when the laborious drives are again in inventory, however who is aware of if they’re going to retain the low pricing.
It seems that solely Western Digital’s SATA-based laborious drives present these low costs. The pricing for the model’s SSDs, moveable laborious drives, and Ultrastar laborious drives stay the identical.
We’ll preserve our eyes peeled to see whether or not Western Digital restocks the low-priced drives and in the event that they proceed to promote with the marketed worth tags.