Two hard drive deals for Cyber Monday

Seagate's wireless Satellite Flex 500GB is going cheap on while a 3TB external drive goes for less than a nice meal for the family.

Seagate GoFlex Satellite
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A year ago, flooding in Thailand factories lead to some pretty insane prices on hard drives, but it seems things are starting to ease now. Cyber Monday is greeting us with some great deals on hard drives, including the wireless 500GB Satellite Flex. When CNET's Dong Ngo reviewed the drive last year he found that it was a flexible, well-performing drive and a "must-have for those who frequently travel with Apple's iPad."

Originally selling for $200, it's currently going for $99 at Newegg and Best Buy.

Compared with the 16GB Wi-Drive from Kingston (around $70), the now similarly priced and specced Seagate now beats it on capacity alone.

Meanwhile, if you're looking for something less portable and more capacious, the 3TB Western Digital My Book Essential is going for $129 (plus tax) at B&H Photo and Video. It's both USB 2.0 and 3.0 compatible and is down from $199.

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