For its newsletter subscribers only, newegg.com offers the Western Digital VelociRaptor 300GB 10k Serial ATA 3.0Gb/s Internal Hard Drive, model no. WD3000HLFS, for $229.99 with free shipping. Together, coupon code “EMCLRML23” and this $30 mail-in rebate drop it to $189.99. That ties our March mention for the lowest total price we could find by $40.
It’s actually a 2.5″ drive encased in a larger heatsink that fits into a standard 3.5″ drive bay; it operates at 10,000 rpm and features a 16MB cache.
Deal ends April 15.