More than one year after massive flooding in Thailand, home of some of the worlds biggest manufacturers of hard drives, the market price has slowly been returning to pre-flood levels as production capacity has ramped back up. But many drives still remain pricier than they were before the floods.
We wrote about the flood’s repercussions on the market back in March of this year. At that time, analysts were predicting affects rippling through the market for much of 2012 as a result of the many hard drive manufacturing plants having to close after being inundated in the flooding.
The Tech Report offers a more in-depth look at hard drive price trends trends since the flooding.