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    1.5TB WD Elements USB External HD £64.26 delivered - TGTBT?!

    Wishing everyone a Happy New Year! Came across the following on a Google search, seems too good to be true (£85-£90 usually the entry price for 1.5TB models), but someone may be in the mood for a punt!
    Zoodex appears to be ex-eBay and on Amazon Marketplace, but contact details hard to find, despite being listed on Shopsafe.

    1.5TB USB 2.0 Elements Desktop External Hard Drives - Black
    By Western digital

    £62.89 includes delivery EDIT Now £64.26, as 2.5% extra VAT added!
    Model: WDBAAU0015HBK-EESN
    Western Digital's WD Elements Desktop USB 2.0 external hard drive is the right answer for simple, reliable add-on storage. Simply plug it in to a USB port and start saving your photos, music, video, and files.
    FEATURES:
    WD quality inside and out - Designed with the same commitment to quality that made WD external drives the number one selling drives in the world.
    Plug-and-play simplicity - Just connect the power and plug it into a USB port to instantly add more storage to your computer.
    Designed to save power - Turns on and off with your computer. Enters idle mode when not in use. Utilizes a WD drive with power-saving WD GreenPower
    Technology and an EnergyStar compliant power supply.
    Earth-friendly packaging - Packaged in a minimized eco-friendly, recyclable packaging made from recycled materials.
    Preformatted for PCs - Designed for use with Windows-based computers. Can be easily reformatted for use with Macs.
    TECHNICAL DETAILS:
    Performance Specifications:
    Serial Transfer Rate:
    USB 2.0
    Serial Bus Transfer Rate (USB 2.0): 480 Mb/s (Max)
    Physical Specifications:
    Capacity: 1.5 TB
    Interface: USB 2.0

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    Enthusiast GavJ
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    Does anyone know if this is a scam or not.

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    Rpoints Elite Imoutofherefornow
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    look at the reds on ebay! lol this is a scam!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil
    look at the reds on ebay! lol this is a scam!
    Thanks Phil

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil
    look at the reds on ebay! lol this is a scam!
    Tough one, this. Yep, plenty of reds, but click on their proper feedback link and plenty of business and greens until they (were?) stopped on ebay in Sept 2008. Amazon Marketplace feedback more positive and up to date, although curious that no items to view at the mo.
    Website very professional and comprehensive, but lack of contact details always a bad sign. Think it's more of a mis-price and looking at the feedback, unlikely to be honored. Could have been worth a punt for me if I'd kept quiet, been prepared to be patient and used a credit card. However, just bought a 1TB drive from Staple for £55, thanks to a £5 off voucher emailed to me by another points-back site.
    Now I've pointed it out, someone with a brass neck probably has ordered a load and flagged it to Zoodex's attention...

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    LOL, at least the site is kept up to date. They've upped the price to £64.26, which is an extra 2.5% VAT added!

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    Rpoints Elite Imoutofherefornow
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    if ya gonna risk it use a credit card!

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    zoodex (37375) Not a registered user
    No longer on eBay

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    Now OOS and £160 odd - Either it's a pricing mistake or someone went for the lot!


 

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