We Found CHEAP Hard Drives on eBay! What’s the Catch?…

We Found CHEAP Hard Drives on eBay! What’s the Catch?…

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We’ve said more than once to never buy a used hard drive. But file sizes are increasing across the board, so could it actually make more sense to turn to the used market – like ebay or craigslist – for more storage capacity…even if the hard drives were used for crypto mining?

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0:00 Intro
2:02 Hard drive mining
2:54 What we got
4:13 Shipping and buyer protection
5:10 SMART data
6:27 Did we get mined drives?
8:34 Let’s use them for something!
9:50 A darn good deal
10:36 Aww shucks
11:34 Is it worth?
12:47 Outro

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