Deal of the week: A 1TB drive and dock combo for $71.99


— 5:10 PM on October 16, 2009

Earlier this week, Seagate's 2TB Barracuda LP earned our TR Recommended award for effectively beating Western Digital's Caviar Green at its own game. Today, we see Newegg sells the 1TB Barracuda LP for $79.99 shipped and chucks in a $40 Rosewill hard-drive docking station for free as part of a combo deal. (You can add both items to your shopping cart with the combo discount by clicking this link.) And there's more. Enter the promo code "EMCHDD10C" without the quotes on the checkout page, and the price for the combo will drop to just $71.99, still with free shipping.

This drive is admittedly a power-efficient model that might be a little too sluggish for use as a primary system drive. Still, 72 bucks for a terabyte of mass storage and a hard-drive docking station strikes us as a pretty sweet deal. It expires on October 31, though, so don't wait too long.

By the way, that 10%-off promo code should apply to the bulk of Newegg's hard drive section, including desktop and laptop drives. Just add a drive to your cart and enter "EMCHDD10C" in the promo code field at checkout.

Also, if you're searching for a good sub-$200 graphics card, AMD's new, DirectX 11-capable Radeon HD 5700-series GPUs are worth a look—and, unlike their 5800-series brethren, they're actually available. You can get a Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 for $160 shipped and a Radeon HD 5750 for $130 before shipping right now. (Thanks to SlickDeals for the combo tip.)

 
   
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