Amazon has the Hitachi Deskstar 3TB Hard Drive for just $172.24 shipped, originally priced at $217.99. The “internal hard drive kit includes easy access to software drivers designed to overcome the 2.2TB limitation of Windows system and services to provide full access to its 3TB capacity when using a single hard disk drive for data storage only.” Product page.

The Hitachi Deskstar features a robust mechanical design that exceeds the industry standard for quality and reliability. Through a patented ramp load/unload design, the risk of shock damage is minimized by eliminating direct contact between the heads and disks, reducing wear and heat while improving overall drive reliability and power efficiency.

[via Amazon]