I’m from Europe (Spain) and for nearly 2 weeks now it’s impossible to find any external hard drive of 10TB+ at a reasonable price. Of course, you can find a 12TB on eBay or similar places for 400-700€ which is insane… (I have been buying those drives since april 3th for 200-210€)
I have contacted several shops and they don’t expect to have stock anytime soon… I even talked with Seagate support and they don’t know when will be those drives available…
So, would like to know about you guys, is there stock in your countries? Are you experiencing (or have experienced) shortage on those drives?
I managed to buy several 10-piece cartons of 16tb seagate exos at $1290 per carton from alibaba.com plus $200 airmail. Took two weeks first of which I was waiting for my order being accepted and had to call to push it through. That was before Chia transaction started and considering how shady the place is it might as well result in money being stolen. From what I hear however prices are affected everywhere except SE Asia. I see the offer is still up.