For its newletter subscribers only, newegg offers the Seagate Momentus XT 500GB 2.5" Serial ATA 3Gb/s Hybrid Internal Hard Drive with 4GB SSD
, model no. ST95005620AS, for $79.99. Coupon code "EMCJJJF84" cuts it to $49.99
. With free shipping
, that's $0.10/GB, $10 under our mention from two weeks ago, and the lowest total price we've seen for this hard drive. (It's a current price low by $16.) Features include a 7200 rpm spin rate, 32MB cache, and 4GB of SLC NAND solid state flash storage. This drive claims to perform up to 80% faster compared to mechanical 7200 rpm drives by placing commonly used programs on its 4GB of flash storage. Deal ends November 21.
Update: Amazon now charges the same.