Thailand flooding causes major HDD supply problems

Flooded fabs to ship 48m fewer disks in Q4 • Channel RegisterDisk drive shipments are set to plummet by nearly 28 per cent in Q4 – 48 million fewer units than a year ago – in the wake of the devastating flooding in Thailand, says…

The Register has some figures about the projected loss of HDD production due to the flooding in Thailand. This could cause major problems for OEM PC manufacturers who will quickly run out of stock.

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